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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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      Region Status
      Caution as of May 11, 2022
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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
      10,562 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,323 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,782 ft
      Reports
      1,636
      Photos
      255
      Ridden Counter
      33,211

      Photos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      trail: Lookout
      17 |
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 9:10pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      trail: Lookout
      16 |
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 9:09pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      trail: Lookout
      21 |
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 9:08pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      trail: Lookout
      26 |
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 9:08pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      119 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Sep 8, 2020
      trail: Berm Donor
      106 |
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      trail: Berm Donor
      325 |
      Aug 21, 2017 @ 6:07pm
      Aug 21, 2017
      | 1 comments
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      298 |
      May 29, 2014 @ 10:03pm
      May 29, 2014

      Videos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      Super Happy Fun Times
      105 | May 11, 2021
      Kaslo Access trail
      0:58 | 60 | Jul 24, 2017
      last ride in revy
      trail: Berm Donor
      1:14 | 576 | Aug 26, 2016
      Save Macpherson
      trail: TNT
      1:39 | 1097 | May 4, 2016
      lower bike club
      0:46 | 90 | Oct 27, 2015
      mount 7
      2:29 | 147 | May 1, 2015
      Knox Mountain Bike Park (lower half)
      2:24 | 46 | Apr 25, 2015
      Lower Christina Creek
      0:42 | 52 | Aug 22, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      TNT
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:30am
      1 day
      IdealthomasgootLarge tree down across trail, blocking...
      Ridge Walk
      May 22, 2022 @ 11:05am
      1 day
      Variablethomasgootsignificant snow remains on Southern most...
      Tantrum South
      May 22, 2022 @ 10:30am
      1 day
      Idealthomasgoot 5 trees across trail

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Flowdown
      May 23, 2022 @ 11:36am
      19 mins
      VariableKysklar
      Stimulus Loop
      May 23, 2022 @ 10:25am
      1 hours
      Dryjudewestoby
      Toad School
      May 15, 2022 @ 10:22pm
      May 15, 2022
      VariableTrail is partially blocked by a fallen...ErinInTheStoke
      Black Forest
      May 15, 2022 @ 10:45am
      May 15, 2022
      VariableTrail from Telemarker's Choice - Ridge...Metric-MrShades
      Telemarkers Choice
      May 15, 2022 @ 10:42am
      May 15, 2022
      WetTrail a bit wet, a couple of trees down,...Metric-MrShades
      Break-a-Leg
      May 14, 2022 @ 10:57am
      May 14, 2022
      VariableE-Bike A few wet & muddy spots but otherwise...Metric-MrShades
      Forest Lane
      May 14, 2022 @ 10:57am
      May 14, 2022
      VariableE-Bike Getting a bit overgrown in places but...Metric-MrShades
      View Lookout
      May 14, 2022 @ 10:57am
      May 14, 2022
      VariableE-Bike Metric-MrShades
      Upper Supper Happy Fun
      May 14, 2022 @ 10:57am
      May 14, 2022
      IdealE-Bike Metric-MrShades
      Tightrope
      May 14, 2022 @ 10:57am
      May 14, 2022
      VariableE-Bike Metric-MrShades

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2139981KysklaraddreportFlowdown and 1 more
      May 23, 2022 @ 11:35am
      20 mins
      user #2252772judewestobyaddreportStimulus Loop and 1 more
      May 23, 2022 @ 10:25am
      1 hours
      user #40032thomasgootaddreportTantrum South and 2 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 10:30am
      1 day
      user #2282577ddeckerwishlistrouteRevelstoke Women's Enduro 2018
      May 22, 2022 @ 8:25am
      1 day
      user #1761378Ladykatapaddroute19 North West route
      May 22, 2022 @ 7:06am
      1 day

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1206156rgoldsmithtrailChairThis should be a triple black.
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 2:11pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1963648nowell91trailChairLady above me doesn't know dirt. If you're...
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 1:50pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1814836melissalitrailLittle DipNot as fun as chair
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 1:49pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1206156rgoldsmithtrailLookoutThis trail is one of my top 5 favourite places...
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 1:43pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      user #1963648nowell91trailFlowdownI'm gonna have to agree with @melissali while...
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 1:38pm
      Apr 29, 2022

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      City/Greenbelt Trails2 km
      Greenbelt/Flats 132.3 km
      Mount Mackenzie 1 13.2 km
      Mount Revelstoke National Park 2 13.9 km
      Boulder Mountain 4 8 54 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9555 miles10,217 ft28 miles1,273 ft
      #112#232501,5572712,391
      E-Bike9862 miles10,561 ft29 miles7,323 ft
      #39#91,208254
      Hike9358 miles9,967 ft27 miles7,323 ft
      #70#1651,5554276
      Trail Running9559 miles10,128 ft27 miles7,323 ft
      #69#161,55410275
      Snowshoe12 miles302 ft1 mile213 ft
      #3981101
      Backcountry Ski23,684 ft449 ft525 ft
      #85#481114
      Nordic Ski3217 miles1,818 ft7 miles673 ft
      #32#1921,314
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