1.5 miles
Distance
731 ft
Climb
-93 ft
Descent
00:12:20
Avg time

Gorby Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

It's a fairly long climb on a jeep road to Fernie Alpine Resort. Merges with Cedar Trail at the resort. Takes you to good single-track descents, such as Snakebite and Verboten, and you can also access Old Goat, Megahurts, Black Forest etc.

Access Info

Head into the Provincial Park opposite the Stanford Inn. Through the campgrounds, going straight and onto the Island Lake Lodge gravel road. About 700m after leaving the paved road you will see a parking area on the left, with a trail leading down to the river. Head down here and turn immediately right to cross the river on Gorby Bridge. Head up the bank on the other side and round to the left.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gorby mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    638 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,389 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,066 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,399 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,037 ft
  • Grade
    8.142%
  • Grade max
    -23.47%
  • Grade min
    38.759%
  • Distance climb
    1.2 miles
  • Distance down
    912 ft
  • Distance flat
    766 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:20
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2016
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Avg: 3.6 (6 votes)

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Gorby Trail Reports

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Sep 7, 2016 @ 2:16pm
Sep 7, 2016
Fallen Tree blocking the trail quite a ways past the old goat, a few turns up near the top of the climb.
Jun 25, 2015 @ 5:34am
Jun 25, 2015
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Nov 15, 2012 @ 4:58pm
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Sep 7, 2010 @ 7:00pm
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Routes with this trail

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2016 Singletrack 6 - Santa Cruz Stage 2: Fernie race
20.9 miles

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