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The trail, trailheads, and facilities are open 8:30 AM to 5 PM PDT.
|Early Season||May 26 - June 17|
|Peak Season||June 18 - September 3|
|Late Season||September 4 - September 23|
Shuttle buses operate between the Pearson and Roland trailheads. Public shuttles DO NOT transport guests to or from Lookout Pass Ski Area and the Hiawatha.
Most visitors start their ride at the East Portal trailhead which is the top elevation trailhead. From there, you will immediately bike through the 1.66 mile long St. Paul Pass Tunnel (also known as the Taft Tunnel) and exit at the West Portal. Roland trailhead is a short distance (1/4 mile) below the West Portal.
The distance from the East Portal trailhead to the bottom elevation trailhead, Pearson, is 15 miles. Slight downhill all the way. Shuttle buses transport you and your bike from Pearson back to the Roland trailhead. From Roland, you pedal back through the St. Paul Pass Tunnel (1.66 miles) to reach your vehicle at the East Portal parking area.
Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each Bus can hold 24 people with their bikes suspended from hooks in the back half of th bus. Departure times are listed below. On weekends and holidays, we launch our shuttle buses as soon as they fill up to minimize wait time.
Early Season (May 26-June 17) - *Shuttles operate weekends/holidays only, then 7 days a week starting June 9.
|Daily*||11:00 AM||11:45 AM|
|Daily*||12:30 PM||1:15 PM|
|Daily*||2:00 PM||2:45 PM|
|Daily*||3:30 PM||4:15 PM|
Peak Season - June 18 through September 3
|Daily||11:00 AM||11:45 AM|
|Daily||12:30 PM||1:15 PM|
|Daily||2:00 PM||2:45 PM|
|Daily||3:30 PM||4:15 PM|
|Saturdays & Sundays Add||5:00 PM||5:45 PM|
Late Season - September 4 through September 23
|Daily thru Sept 16th||11:00 AM||11:45 AM|
|12:30 PM||1:15 PM|
|2:00 PM||2:45 PM|
|3:30 PM||4:15 PM|
After September 16th, shuttle buses operate on September 21, 22, & 23 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) per the above departure times for Late Season.