4.4 miles
Distance
1,027 ft
Climb
-1,077 ft
Descent
5,249 ft
High Point

Phillipps Pass Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Secondary Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate

This rough road follows a pipeline and powerline through Phillipps Pass and was the original route for Highway 3 back in the rum running days. A tiny lake (Phillipps Lake) is just south of the road at the middle of the pass on the Alberta-B.C. border. The road becomes rougher down the east side of the pass to Crowsnest Lake. It enters private property east of where it meets the lake.
The hike/scramble up Mt. Tecumseh can be accessed from this road 1 km east of the lake.
The double track up to the communication tower on Crowsnest Ridge forks south from the Phillipps Pass trail 300 m west of the lake.

Access Info

The trail starts in Crowsnest Provincial Park which is on Highway 3, 1.9 km northwest of the Alberta-B.C. border and 400 m east of the weigh scales.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Phillipps Pass mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -50 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,445 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,494 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,445 ft
  • Grade
    -0.216%
  • Grade max
    -56.595%
  • Grade min
    44.417%
  • Distance climb
    1.8 miles
  • Distance down
    1.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,562 ft
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Jun 7, 2016 @ 9:57pm
Jun 7, 2016
Phillipps Pass, Crowsnest Pass
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Jun 7, 2016 @ 9:55pm
Jun 7, 2016
Phillipps Pass, Crowsnest Pass
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Jun 7, 2016 @ 9:54pm
Jun 7, 2016
Phillipps Pass, Crowsnest Pass

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