2,554 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-535 ft
Descent
00:08:56
Avg time

Cat Scratch Fever Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Cat Scratch Fever is a short downhill trail starting from half way up Rick's Roost and ending at the top of Alpine Meadows. At the trail head there are two starting points both of which join up again half way down. The gps file is starting from the right hand trail.

The trail is a short downhill blast all on single track, it's fast and flowy with some nice root and rock sections thrown in too. The last section of trail takes you across a couple of fire roads, around some buildings and down some loose gravel turns. The last section isn't always abvious so you may have to look around.

It's a great starter trail for people wanting a bit more of a challenge but without going crazy.

For a longer run you can link straight into the expert trail Mandatory Suicide and on into Mel's Dilema before finishing on Alta Lake Road.

Access Info

Access to the trail head can be reached by either riding up Rick's Roost (located at the top of Alpine Way) or down off the flank trail.

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More Stats for Cat Scratch Fever mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -517 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,377 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,894 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,894 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,377 ft
  • Grade
    -20.24%
  • Grade max
    -45.373%
  • Grade min
    6.739%
  • Distance climb
    213 ft
  • Distance down
    2,292 ft
  • Distance flat
    49 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:56
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2016
Variable
Avg: 3.65 (4 votes)

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Cat Scratch Fever Trail Reports

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Jun 23, 2016 @ 11:47pm
Jun 23, 2016
All good and a fun little ride!
May 8, 2016 @ 12:39am
May 8, 2016
May 1, 2016 @ 7:34pm
May 1, 2016
All clear, running well!
Apr 20, 2016 @ 9:02pm
Apr 20, 2016
large tree down halfway down need chainsaw
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318 | May 29, 2012 , Whistler
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