6.8 miles
Distance
1,071 ft
Climb
-2,155 ft
Descent
01:31:42
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #2726

Starting in the upper reaches of 5 Mile near the trailhead for Tinfoil Hat and Andreas' Downhill, this southbound trail traverses a very nice bench land with several small creek crossings and some lovely mixed forests. The trail ends at the Packsaddle Creek parking area.

Access Info

Travel down 5th Ave through downtown Valemount and cross the railway tracks, then immediately turn right and follow Main St for 150m and then turn left onto Hillside Drive Travel up Hillside for 1 km to the 5-Mile Hill Road which forks to the right. Follow 5-Mile Hill Rd for 2.3 km to a small parking area and watch for the trailhead sign which is on your right.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Selwyn Traverse Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,084 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,548 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,965 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,632 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,548 ft
  • Grade
    -3.012%
  • Grade max
    -37.12%
  • Grade min
    27.382%
  • Distance climb
    2.7 miles
  • Distance down
    4.1 miles
  • Avg time
    01:31:42
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Status:
on Jul 18, 2016
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Selwyn Traverse... Trail Reports

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Jul 18, 2016 @ 8:27pm
Jul 18, 2016
Trail brushed and raked by fire crew
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