13.4 miles
4,131 ft
-5,379 ft
1.5 miles
High Point

Use the Mile One Express lift to take a bite out of the significant climb to Panorama's summit ridge. From the top of the Mile One Express take Mercy Me. Turn left on the first service road and look for the Hopeful Adventure sign. Stay on the service road and follow Summit Access signs. Once you reach the summit, head south east into Taynton bowl. Follow the Summit to Hopeful signs. Single track from the end of the winter ski area boundary takes you past Goldie Lake to a pass where you will find the old McKay Outfitter's cabins. After a right turn and a few hundred meters your 5.7 km single track descent begins. Hopeful Adventure is primarily located within the Panorama Mountain Resort Controlled Recreation Area (CRA), Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Visit www.panoramaresort.com/cra for more detail.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Hopeful Adventure mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,889 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,138 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,890 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6.2 miles
  • Distance down
    6.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,784 ft
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Hope + Less
trail: Hopeful
3:14 | 60 | comments: 3 | favs:
Oct 5, 2016
After a couple weeks of digging. We ventured away from the trail to seek the wide open steeps...
Digging at Altitude
Digging at Altitude
trail: Hopeful
3:17 | 42 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 5, 2016
Creating a new section of trail from Panorama summit to Hopeful Trail. Thanks to @LindsayDonovan on the hand tools and camera.
Pano Bike Park Trail Crew
Pano Bike Park Trail Crew
trail: Mercy Me
1:13 | 480 | comments: 1 | favs: 1
Jun 20, 2016
More machine time, more new sections of trail.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Aug 13, 2016 @ 10:11am
Aug 13, 2016
Drainage re-worked in a few sections. Things are draining better but at least one section will require a re-route of the trail eventually - the water is seeping directly in the middle of the trail. Rock armoring added to 1st creek crossing. If you see a water bar not working please let us know. Or better yet - give it some love! Trail is riding great!
Mercy Me
Aug 3, 2016 @ 7:52am
Aug 3, 2016
Panorama Summit to Hopeful (Cat Road)
Jul 3, 2016 @ 9:34am
Jul 3, 2016
New cat road section a bit bumpy but otherwise fine and dry.
Panorama Summit to Hopeful
Jul 3, 2016 @ 9:31am
Jul 3, 2016
The single track to the lake is clean. Hike-a-bike past the lake has not been touched. However, after the downhill scree slope the trail is cleared and smooth all the way to the old cabins.
Summit Access
Jun 16, 2016 @ 7:37am
Jun 16, 2016
Way-finding signage added from the intersection at Mercy Me.
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