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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of May 3, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      188
      Trails Mountain Bike
      128
      Trails E-Bike
      125
      Trails Hike
      64
      Trails Trail Running
      65
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      37
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      22
      Total Distance
      183 miles
      Total Descent
      69,860 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,386 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,939 ft
      Reports
      2,520
      Photos
      1,031
      Ridden Counter
      54,668

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Essay: Gravitational Push - Overcoming Loss Through a Grueling Solo Mission
      Mar 25, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Writer Matt Coté grapples with earth's most powerful force on British Columbia's Mount 7.
      72 Hours: Golden, British Columbia
      Aug 13, 2021 from betamtb.com
      With its proximity to the steeps at Kicking Horse Resort, burly big-mountain lines and rolling XC trails, Golden, British Columbia, is a dream...
      Video: Downhill Young Guns Tackle on the Legendary Psychosis Course
      Aug 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Your GoPro effect has no power here.
      Throwback Thursday: Stevie Smith, Sam Hill & Tyler Morland Race Psychosis in 'Seasons'
      Aug 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      The action between the incoming champion, the reigning World Champion and the up and comer on the incredibly steep and loose course.
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Golden Mountain Bike

      trail: CBT Mainline
      211 |
      Sep 26, 2017 @ 7:52pm
      Sep 26, 2017
      trail: CBT Mainline
      259 |
      Sep 26, 2017 @ 7:51pm
      Sep 26, 2017
      trail: LSD
      513 |
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 4:16pm
      Sep 6, 2017
      trail: Pioneer
      404 |
      Jul 25, 2017 @ 9:48pm
      Jul 25, 2017
      trail: LYM
      301 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:22pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      trail: Pipestone
      177 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:17pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      trail: Kranky Pants
      232 |
      Aug 22, 2016 @ 9:14pm
      Aug 22, 2016
      trail: Pioneer
      389 |
      Jul 5, 2016 @ 9:31pm
      Jul 5, 2016

      Videos of Golden Mountain Bike

      Tuck-n-tumble
      trail: 5K
      86 | Nov 1, 2021
      Proline in Rock N Roll Rockslab
      33 | Jul 11, 2021
      Rock N Roll, gnarliest rock slab I've ridden...
      46 | Jul 11, 2021
      It”s A 10
      trail: It's A 10
      64 | Jul 11, 2021
      First Time Riding on wooden bridge supported...
      trail: LYM
      26 | Jul 10, 2021
      Drop off
      23 | Jul 10, 2021
      How to make PU wheels?
      16 | Apr 19, 2021
      Legendary Mount 7
      trail: Skid Marks
      0:53 | 108 | Aug 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Connector
      May 16, 2022 @ 1:24pm
      11 hours
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      North Star
      May 16, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      11 hours
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Cedar Snag
      May 16, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      11 hours
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Twisted Sister Connector
      May 12, 2022 @ 10:59am
      May 12, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Twisted Sister
      May 12, 2022 @ 10:47am
      May 12, 2022
      Variable Clear to the top.ryanharvey GCC2
      Cedar Camp
      May 11, 2022 @ 7:42pm
      May 11, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Hemiptera
      May 11, 2022 @ 3:32pm
      May 11, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Hymenoptera
      May 11, 2022 @ 3:31pm
      May 11, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Odonata
      May 11, 2022 @ 3:31pm
      May 11, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2
      Arrowhead
      May 10, 2022 @ 7:59pm
      May 10, 2022
      Variable ryanharvey GCC2

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2016821probonowishlisttrailCanyon Creek
      May 16, 2022 @ 9:04pm
      3 hours
      user #101448ryanharveyaddreportCedar Snag and 2 more
      May 16, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      11 hours
      user #485281JSPCalgaryriddentrailThe Mighty Quinn and 2 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 6:41am
      2 days
      user #3046805L2b5xriddentrailArrowhead
      May 14, 2022 @ 6:40pm
      2 days
      user #2208263CourtmastinewishlistrouteGolden Ultra Conquer 2019
      May 13, 2022 @ 7:34pm
      May 13, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1389331Surfing-CheftrailTwisted SisterUpper TS has a number of trees down across trail.
      May 12, 2022 @ 8:07am
      May 12, 2022
      user #18012pedalerreport3K/True ValueAs good as it gets
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 7:03pm
      Apr 30, 2022
      user #1479859jhillsmtbtrailLSDThis trail is really good
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 5, 2021
      user #2168495CakeEater94trailPioneerVery hammered out since racing was held on it,...
      Sep 3, 2021 @ 6:19pm
      Sep 3, 2021
      user #1153606Ronaldo99trailSkid MarksI’m thinking a couple of the long steep...
      Aug 26, 2021 @ 4:48pm
      Aug 26, 2021

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Kicking Horse Bike Parkbike parkGolden

      Local Trail Supporters

      • kicking horse mountain resort
      • Town of Golden

      Pinkbike Articles

      Aug 6, 2020
      Throwback Thursday: Stevie Smith, Sam Hill &amp; Tyler Morland Race Psychosis in 'Seasons' Throwback Thursday: Stevie Smith, Sam Hill & Tyler Morland Race Psychosis in 'Seasons'
      The action between the incoming champion, the reigning World Champion and the up and comer on the incredibly steep and loose course.
      Oct 28, 2017
      Golden and Kicking Horse: Alpine Rides of Interior British Columbia's TransCanada Highway - Part 1 Golden and Kicking Horse: Alpine Rides of Interior British Columbia's TransCanada Highway - Part 1
      Information and insights to help you plan a trip to this area of B.C.
      Oct 7, 2016
      BC Bucket List: Kootenay Rockies BC Bucket List: Kootenay Rockies
      Starting above the North Eastern reaches of Washington and Northern Idaho the Kootenay Rockies are a pristine region of rivers, lakes, waterfalls,...
      Jul 9, 2021
      Dunbar Summer Series Downhill Announce Adaptive MTB Category - Kicking Horse, BC Dunbar Summer Series Downhill Announce Adaptive MTB Category - Kicking Horse, BC
      For the first time since the origins of the Dunbar Summer Series for 2021 we will see the inclusion of an Adaptive Mountain Bike category....
      Jun 15, 2021
      Cycling BC Announces Details for Intro to Downhill Racing Program Cycling BC Announces Details for Intro to Downhill Racing Program
      This one-day downhill workshop is an introduction to racing targeted at intermediate to advanced riders who are interested in entering the racing...

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike128136 miles40,482 ft72 miles5,072 ft
      #96#171,0032,5123321,409
      E-Bike125128 miles39,738 ft70 miles5,072 ft
      #31#71,776191
      Hike64103 miles16,335 ft44 miles5,072 ft
      #182#35142,3819856
      Trail Running65103 miles16,440 ft44 miles5,072 ft
      #178#342,38628601
      Horse11 mile367 ft397 ft
      #335#181,025
      Dirtbike/Moto21 mile7 ft515 ft2,825 ft
      #139#101,02514
      Observed Trials43 miles807 ft1 mile702 ft
      #5#32441
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile367 ft397 ft
      #67#51,0253
      Downhill Ski3722 miles26,929 ft22 miles3,780 ft
      #82251,305
      Backcountry Ski14 miles16 ft633 ft3,409 ft
      #102251,077
      Nordic Ski2221 miles2,431 ft10 miles1,765 ft
      #27142251,421
      • By canadaka Trailforks & contributors
      • Admins: barry-mclane, GCC, GCC2, GORMA, cgennings
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