1.6 miles
Distance
143 ft
Climb
-852 ft
Descent
00:10:40
Avg time

Sidewinder Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #5916

A typical access trail into Ridgemont. Rooty climb with plenty of easy switchbacks through the forest for the first section, and then up into an old cut block. Great down as well.

Access Info

Access from the new safe trailhead just behind the yellow gate on the junction of Old Stumpy and 13 Street.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sidewinder mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -709 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,338 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,047 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,047 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,338 ft
  • Grade
    -8.466%
  • Grade max
    -37.27%
  • Grade min
    19.499%
  • Distance climb
    1,301 ft
  • Distance down
    1.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    998 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:40
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Status:
on Jul 26, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (14 votes)

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Sidewinder Trail Reports

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Jul 26, 2016 @ 9:07am
Jul 26, 2016
Jun 4, 2015 @ 6:36pm
Jun 4, 2015
Little greasy but not too bad after the rain.
Apr 15, 2015 @ 7:55am
Apr 15, 2015
Trail is in great condition, some minor water ruts in the section before the switchbacks begin.
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Mar 2, 2014 @ 12:56pm
Mar 2, 2014
Sidewinder, Fernie
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Mar 2, 2014 @ 12:56pm
Mar 2, 2014
Sidewinder, Fernie

Routes with this trail

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2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
20.4 miles
Broken Derailleur/Sidewinder Loop
4.4 miles
Medium Ridgemont Trail
2.5 miles

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