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      The Mount Macpherson recreation area offers over 55 km of single track biking and 25 km of groomed Nordic ski trails, including a dog loop, a 6 km night skiing loop and a 4.5 km snowshoeing loop. Fat biking is not permitted on any of the Nordic trails.

      MTB activities can be based from the Tantrum*, Flowdown*, Griffith Creek*, Mount Macpherson, Begbie Bluffs, Begbie Falls FSR North and Begbie Falls FSR South* parking areas. Class1 (pedal assist) E-bikes are permitted on this network. All riders are expected to abide by the RCA Rider Code of Conduct and share these trails in a safe and courteous manner with other trail users.
      *Summer use only, closed for winter.

      All XC skiing and snowshoeing is based from the Mount Macpherson parking area (winter use lodge). This is also the parking area and trailhead for backcountry touring access to the Fingers via Mountain Climb. Trail passes or parking passes are required during the winter - please visit the day lodge to enquire and pay.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Griffith Creek Upper Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Tantrum Parking - From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 1.7km, turn west onto a small gravel road with a RSTBC trailhead sign. The kiosk/map and start to the Tantrum trail are located 100m north down the double track powerline. Summer use only, closed for winter.

      Flowdown Parking - From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 2.8km. Parking is on the west side of the highway. Amenities include a kiosk/map, donation vault and an outhouse. Summer use only, closed for winter.

      Griffith Creek Parking - From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 5.4 km, turn west on the Griffith Creek FSR (RSTBC trailhead sign). Park at the small lot just off the highway or follow the FSR for about 300m to a larger car park, outhouse and trailhead kiosk/map. Summer use only, closed for winter.

      Mount Macpherson Parking – From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 7.5 km. The parking area is on the west side of the highway. Year round services include a large car park, a trailhead kiosk/map, a donation vault and an outhouse. This is also the location of the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club lodge (special function and winter use only).Trail passes or parking passes are required during the winter - please visit the day lodge to enquire and pay.

      Begbie Bluffs Parking – From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 8.6km. The signed parking area is located on the east side of the highway. Amenities include a kiosk/map and outhouse.

      Begbie Falls FSR North Parking - From Revelstoke go west on the TCH, turn south on Hwy 23 and drive for 2.6km, turn east onto the Mt. Begbie Road. Follow Mt. Begbie Road until it ends then continue straight onto Begbie Falls FSR for 150 m until you see the biking trailhead kiosk/map and parking area.

      Begbie Falls FSR South Parking - From the North Parking area, continue south on the FSR to the parking area. Amenities include a kiosk/map and outhouse. Summer use only, closed for winter.
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      Open as of 7 hours
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      98
      Trails Mountain Bike
      95
      Trails E-Bike
      98
      Trails Hike
      93
      Trails Trail Running
      95
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      32
      Total Distance
      62 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      10,534 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,323 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,782 ft
      Reports
      2,032
      Photos
      344
      Ridden Counter
      49,004

      Photos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      trail: Foreplay
      16 |
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 12:50pm
      Sep 9, 2023
      trail: Foreplay
      12 |
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 12:50pm
      Sep 9, 2023
      trail: Foreplay
      16 |
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 12:50pm
      Sep 9, 2023
      trail: Foreplay
      12 |
      Sep 9, 2023 @ 12:49pm
      Sep 9, 2023
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      203 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Sep 8, 2020
      trail: Berm Donor
      151 |
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      trail: Berm Donor
      401 |
      Aug 21, 2017 @ 6:07pm
      Aug 21, 2017
      | 1 comments
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      385 |
      May 29, 2014 @ 10:03pm
      May 29, 2014

      Videos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      Super Happy Fun Times
      271 | May 11, 2021
      Kaslo Access trail
      0:58 | 73 | Jul 24, 2017
      last ride in revy
      trail: Berm Donor
      1:14 | 611 | Aug 26, 2016
      Save Macpherson
      trail: TNT
      1:39 | 1130 | May 4, 2016
      lower bike club
      0:46 | 99 | Oct 27, 2015
      mount 7
      2:29 | 152 | May 1, 2015
      Knox Mountain Bike Park (lower half)
      2:24 | 50 | Apr 25, 2015
      Lower Christina Creek
      0:42 | 58 | Aug 22, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Hemlock Groove
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:14pm
      7 hours
      Dry Tree location in picbrycebee
      Black Forest
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:12pm
      7 hours
      Dry Tree down, requires chainsaw. See pic for...brycebee
      Tantrum South
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 10:30am
      14 hours
      Variablemjcurran
      Berm Donor
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 10:30am
      14 hours
      Variablemjcurran
      Flowdown
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:04am
      19 hours
      Variable A few puddles otherwise pretty much primo.cemoorelife TRAILFORKS
      Toad School
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:04am
      19 hours
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      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:04am
      19 hours
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      Quarry Lower
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 2:37am
      3 days
      Wet Fabulously fun with the trail cleared!cemoorelife TRAILFORKS
      Bluff
      Jun 16, 2024 @ 6:53am
      Jun 16, 2024
      Ideal Tree downGcUsgVUp
      Black Bear/Black Bear (Rotary Skills Park)
      May 30, 2024 @ 11:05am
      May 30, 2024
      Variable cemoorelife TRAILFORKS

      Activity Feed

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      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:16pm
      7 hours
      brycebeeaddreportactivity #54397528 and 1 more
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:12pm
      7 hours
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      Jun 19, 2024 @ 3:32pm
      9 hours
      cemoorelifeaddreportactivity #54391819 and 2 more
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 3:13pm
      9 hours
      landoltkimwishlisttrailactivity #54356176 and 1 more
      Jun 18, 2024 @ 9:27pm
      1 day

      Recent Comments

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      brycebeereportHemlock GrooveCould be possible w a big handsaw
      Jun 19, 2024 @ 5:16pm
      7 hours
      FloImSchneetrailFlowdownIf you don't feel flow or the trail going...
      Jun 12, 2024 @ 9:36pm
      Jun 12, 2024
      R1OoGctrailFlowdownNor flow nor down
      May 29, 2024 @ 8:39pm
      May 29, 2024
      revystokedtrailTelemarkers ChoiceNot a great trail.
      May 7, 2024 @ 8:45pm
      May 7, 2024
      CharrsittrailChairWhat a weird trail.
      Apr 26, 2024 @ 11:02am
      Apr 26, 2024

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      City/Greenbelt Trails2 km
      Greenbelt/Flats 132.3 km
      Mount Mackenzie 1 23.2 km
      Mount Revelstoke National Park 1 43.9 km
      Boulder Mountain 4 9 54 km

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      • The Big Eddy Pub
      • Red Cedar Physiotherapy
      • Williamson Lake Campground
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      • Chubby Funster's
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9555 miles10,190 ft28 miles1,273 ft
      #111#203391,9484518,461
      E-Bike9862 miles10,535 ft29 miles7,323 ft
      #48#81,5963283
      Hike9358 miles9,938 ft27 miles7,323 ft
      #70#1451,9356420
      Trail Running9559 miles10,102 ft27 miles7,323 ft
      #68#151,93516652
      Snowshoe12 miles302 ft1 mile213 ft
      #8286101
      Backcountry Ski23,684 ft449 ft525 ft
      #52#385206
      Nordic Ski3217 miles1,818 ft7 miles673 ft
      #19#1982,964
      • By ankhou & contributors
      • Admins: RCA, RNSC, RMR
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