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Magee Peak Loop

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Warning: This is a wet feet ride. Ride too early in the season and you might get your crotch wet.

Find single track trail 22 leaving the road heading Northwest. It climbs a bit and then drops down into the creek bottom. Ignore trails 404 and 56 leaving on the right. Stay on this main trail for 6.9 miles, crossing the creek 17 times to a T intersection. The right turn takes you on the Faset Peak Loop. Turn left and leave valley bottom on a restricted travel logging road. At mile 9.9 make a right hand turn at a road intersection. Continue another mile, 10.9, and turn left on single track trail 323 which in 1 mile climbs to top of Magee Peak at mile 11.9. You have to hike a bike to the top. Descend a wonderful single track down to a last creek crossing and enter an undeveloped dirt road at mile 16.6 having enjoyed 4.7 miles of single track downhill. Go straight on road and turn left on next road at mile 16.8. Ride this road pass Magee Ranger Station to intersection of road 3099 at mile 21.5. Turn left and then next left on road 925 back to the trail head at mile 22.6.
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Trail Directions
Drive I-90 to exit 43, Kingston, turn North on Coeur d’Alene River road. Drive upstream, between mile marker 47 and 48 cross the last bridge over the river. Shortly after the road turns to gravel and becomes 6310. Take the next right on road 3099 and the first left to Independence camp and trail 22. Find the trail on your right before entering the meadow. Park wherever.
Trail Length
22.6 miles
Trail Level
Advanced
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
Kingston
   


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Review Date
September 6, 2004

Overall Rating
 4 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 4 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 4 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Ridden Once

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Reviewed by: JP Nuts ,  Cross Country Rider

Summary:
Wet feet. Climb on road to Single track up Magee is gentle. Wonderful single track dropping off Magee. Trail is narrow with some switchbacks.

Variation:
Combine this with Faset Peak Loop for a 34 mile epic day. To do so is to ride Faset Peak first and rejoin Independence Creek trail 22 but turn right and head upstream. At the next trail junction, turn left and climb out of creek bottom. Combination yields 4270’ climbing and almost 5 hours of riding.

Recommended Route:
As described

Other recommended trails in the same area:
Other trails with Kingston as the nearest city



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