A relatively flat ride (1600' - 43 m) toward Granite Falls and Arlington via the Jordan Bridge. Only one significant hill. Lunch in Arlington. No sweep.
Directions to Pilchuck Trailhead: Continue on Maple Street from the trailís beginning in Snohomish. As you leave the city limits, Maple Street becomes Machias Road. Pilchuck Trailhead is on the right approximately 2 miles.