1.5 miles
Distance
235 ft
Climb
-196 ft
Descent
3,107 ft
High Point

Wapiti Ridge Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-Nov
  • Global Ranking

Wapiti travels the corridor between the canyon and Sander Lake. It’s also the access point to or from Sternwheeler and the Gudjonson Trailhead.

Typically, Wapiti Ridge is a main artery trail that you will likely use on your way to other trails. Nonetheless, this is the type of cross country trail where you can put the hammer down to get in a bit of a cardio work out on your ride. Expect short moderate ups interspersed with short cruisey downs. Wapiti is commonly used in both directions so keep an eye open for on coming riders.

As of fall 2016, Wapiti Ridge now runs all the way to Sander Lake from the canyon. What used to be the east side of Ptarmigan Trot has been incorporated into Wapiti Ridge as part of a naming re-configuration by GCC in an attempt to ease navigation for new users.

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More Stats for Wapiti Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    39 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,941 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,980 ft
  • Grade
    0.505%
  • Grade max
    -16.375%
  • Grade min
    23.633%
  • Distance climb
    3,287 ft
  • Distance down
    3,047 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,332 ft
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Routes with this trail

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2016 Singletrack 6 - Tinhorn Creek Stage 6: Golden race
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