Metolius Preserve + Bonus Lakes

Training Route / by Captain ‘O’

This is a really, really great route! The only reason it is not a 5 Star route is that it uses elements of three other 5 Star routes: the Metolius Preserve, Sherman’s March, and GravelCracker 85. We like this route in the fall (Octoberish) when the Larch trees are golden yellow. The route is not too demanding, but there is a significant amount of easy mountain bike single track. At the end of the day, kick into Suttle Lake lodge for a bite to eat.

Adventure / Gravel Route

Clover Leaf: 28 miles / 1800 ft gain
– Surface: ~ 73 % gravel, 26% single track, 1% paved
eBike Friendly: No
– Location: ~ Sisters, OR
– Course by: Captain “O”
– Published: October 2019


Moderate due to the single track sections and the climb up to Round Lake.

The Start

Suttle Lake Lodge
Lat / Long: 44.426715, -121.728534


Cue Sheet / GPX file / TCX file


Red = paved road
Brown = gravel / dirt road
Blue = single track

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