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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      992
      Trails Mountain Bike
      894
      Trails E-Bike
      439
      Trails Hike
      871
      Trails Trail Running
      846
      Trails Horse
      52
      Trails Dirtbike
      13
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      15
      Trails Snowmobile
      11
      Trails Snowshoe
      59
      Trails Downhill Ski
      3
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      12
      Trails Nordic Ski
      54
      Total Distance
      1,509 miles
      Total Descent
      278,365 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,507 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,258 ft
      Reports
      8,672
      Photos
      4,088
      Ridden Counter
      114,481

      Popular East Kootenays Mountain Biking Trails

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      Swine Flu
      Mount Proctor
      Project 9
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      Hyper Ventilation
      Castle Mountain
      Nordic Ski loop connector
      Montane Fernie
      Lazy Lizard from Island Lake parking lot
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      Stove Trail
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park
      Swine Flu Access
      Mount Proctor
      Cemetery By-Pass
      Fernie Ridge
      Montane Connector
      Montane Fernie
      Lower Uprooted
      Montane Fernie
      Lazy Lizard
      Island Lake
      Queen V
      Ridgemont
      Eco-Terrorist
      Ridgemont
      New Roots
      Montane Fernie
      Campsite Road 2
      Mount Fernie Provincial Park

      East Kootenays Mountain Bike Routes

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      Swine Flu
      Fernie
      4 miles
      Lazy Lake Big Loop
      Wasa Crown Land
      18 miles
      Gracie's route
      Wasa Crown Land
      4 miles
      Infinity
      Wasa Crown Land
      10 miles
      Dr Daystrom's Loop
      Wasa Crown Land
      11 miles
      Just Plain Fun
      Wasa Crown Land
      9 miles
      Dipsy Doodle
      Wasa Crown Land
      9 miles
      The Big Lake Tour
      Wasa Crown Land
      31 miles
      The Quick Fix
      Wasa Crown Land
      9 miles
      Montane Loop to Hyperextension
      Castle Mountain
      7 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 184 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 203 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1,241 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of East Kootenays Mountain Bike

      trail: Swine Flu
      165 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Swine Flu
      152 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:17pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Swine Flu
      152 |
      Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:16pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      trail: Juniper Lane
      73 |
      Aug 16, 2017 @ 5:17pm
      Aug 16, 2017

      Videos of East Kootenays Mountain Bike

      Magic Line full loop POV
      trail: Magic Line
      5:05 | 98 | Apr 5, 2020
      Pug in the coal chute
      0:13 | 241 | Aug 19, 2019
      Trail Building in Cranbrook BC
      1:00 | 123 | Aug 15, 2019
      Riding the Star Wars Trails in Cranbrook BC
      trail: R2DTour
      1:00 | 159 | Jul 26, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Magic Line
      Kimberley Nordic Club
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 6:37pm
      2 days
      IdealbjbiagioniLarge tree down near top of 3rd climb
      Tower path
      Sparwood Ridge
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 10:11am
      Jul 24, 2020
      Very DryDPCSThis trail is overgrown and is on the...
      Charlie One Yellow Climb
      South Hill
      Jul 20, 2020 @ 9:01pm
      Jul 20, 2020
      VariablefiretkTrail closed due to land private land...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Big Money
      Fernie Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 5:41pm
      5 hours
      Drygunners1Rode today and trail is in really good...
      Al Matador
      Morrissey Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      6 hours
      Very DryturdullVery very dry. Lots of debris like sticks...
      Lunch Loop
      Sparwood Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:52pm
      8 hours
      DryRM78
      Middletown Extention
      Sparwood Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      8 hours
      DryRM78 Trail just recently completed. A little...
      Elk Valley Trail (The Great Trail)- Sparwood to Hosmer
      Sparwood
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:47pm
      8 hours
      DryRM78 Trail brushing completed in sections from...
      FloWrkr
      Fernie Ridge
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 1:52pm
      9 hours
      VariableSlbentley Progressively more overgrown the further...
      Mussers Plateau
      Kimberley Nordic Club
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 1:13pm
      10 hours
      Drymtbtrajlw0rx All clear... hung tree from Aug 7th...
      Moe's Canyon
      Kimberley Nordic Club
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 1:07pm
      10 hours
      Drymtbtrajlw0rx Fallen tree from Aug 7th report and a...
      Height of Land
      Pilot Point Peninsula
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 6:56am
      16 hours
      UnknowncamrynTree down south of the viewpoint,...
      Thompson Pack Trail
      Mount Thompson
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 8:59am
      2 days
      DryonciskoTwo downed trees on trail, first by...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2348422VfearonriddentrailTrans Canada Trail and 11 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 10:21pm
      29 mins
      user #2348422VfearonriddentrailCoal Creek Heritage Trail Trailhead Access and 1 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 10:20pm
      30 mins
      user #2348422VfearonriddentrailCoal Creek Heritage Trail (East)
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 10:20pm
      30 mins
      user #2348422VfearonriddentrailTown Loop and 2 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 10:19pm
      31 mins
      user #2348422VfearonriddentrailVisitor Centre Trail and 4 more
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 10:17pm
      32 mins

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1752825RM78trailElk Valley Trail (The Great Trail)- Sparwood to HosmerThe Great Trail got a some brushing completed...
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 2:44pm
      8 hours
      user #1203143mtbtrajlw0rxreportMussers Plateau300m above Dipper Lake over look... so...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 8:45am
      2 days
      user #424595MckenzieincreportMussers PlateauThanks AJ. About how high up on the trail? I...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 6:56am
      2 days
      user #601732TwowheelsforevertrailBrokeback RidgeBlue trail, not black. High speeder, since...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 6:49am
      2 days
      user #601732TwowheelsforevertrailProject 9Blue trail, definitely not black. Mellow...
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 6:34am
      2 days

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