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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 6, 2021
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      99
      Trails Mountain Bike
      96
      Trails E-Bike
      65
      Trails Hike
      94
      Trails Trail Running
      96
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      32
      Total Distance
      62 miles
      Total Descent
      13,173 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,327 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,782 ft
      Reports
      1,359
      Photos
      223
      Ridden Counter
      25,932

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 72 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      8 |
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 9:01am
      Jan 19, 2021
      trail: Stimulus Loop
      12 |
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      Nov 2, 2020
      trail: Stimulus Loop
      7 |
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 3:25am
      Oct 16, 2020
      trail: Stimulus Loop
      7 |
      Oct 16, 2020 @ 3:25am
      Oct 16, 2020
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      29 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Sep 8, 2020
      trail: Berm Donor
      59 |
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      trail: Berm Donor
      261 |
      Aug 21, 2017 @ 6:07pm
      Aug 21, 2017
      | 1 comments
      trail: Dusty Beaver
      231 |
      May 29, 2014 @ 10:03pm
      May 29, 2014

      Videos of Mount Macpherson Mountain Bike

      Kaslo Access trail
      0:58 | 54 | Jul 24, 2017
      last ride in revy
      trail: Berm Donor
      1:14 | 543 | Aug 26, 2016
      Save Macpherson
      trail: TNT
      1:39 | 1081 | May 4, 2016
      lower bike club
      0:46 | 74 | Oct 27, 2015
      mount 7
      2:29 | 142 | May 1, 2015
      Knox Mountain Bike Park (lower half)
      2:24 | 39 | Apr 25, 2015
      Lower Christina Creek
      0:42 | 44 | Aug 22, 2014
      stick rock 2, and a failed corner.
      1:50 | 380 | Jan 9, 2014

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Ridge Walk
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:25pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedMostly terrible: - North from TNT down...
      Stimulus Loop
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 5:05pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      Snow CoveredShaftoMostly rideable. Some snow patches to...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Tantrum North
      May 6, 2021 @ 4:48pm
      May 6, 2021
      VariablerevystokedAll good
      Flowdown
      May 6, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      May 6, 2021
      VariablerevystokedVariable. From the Dusty Beaver side,...
      Dusty Beaver
      May 6, 2021 @ 4:38pm
      May 6, 2021
      VariablerevystokedSnow patches are either gone or easy to...
      Tranquility Traverse
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:43pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedClear, a bit wet in spots.
      Root Canal
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:41pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedClear from Break-A-Leg to the bottom....
      Black Forest
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:35pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedBig snow patches near the Ridge Walk...
      Telemarkers Choice
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:34pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedMostly good with a couple of wet spots.
      Richard Liqueur South
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:32pm
      May 5, 2021
      IdealrevystokedI cut out a birch that was blocking the...
      Ridge Walk Bypass
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:20pm
      May 5, 2021
      IdealrevystokedPerfect grip!
      TNT
      May 5, 2021 @ 7:18pm
      May 5, 2021
      VariablerevystokedClear top to bottom. Dry and loose in a...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2250329gdoggerriddentrailEager Beaver and 2 more
      May 10, 2021 @ 10:21pm
      16 hours
      user #2250329gdoggerriddentrailQuarry and 1 more
      May 9, 2021 @ 9:38pm
      2 days
      user #2471799bdawsriddentrailFlowdown
      May 9, 2021 @ 9:16am
      2 days
      user #2471799bdawswishlisttrailTNT
      May 7, 2021 @ 2:17pm
      May 7, 2021
      user #1844459e2li2sariddentrailYew R Here and 1 more
      May 6, 2021 @ 8:50pm
      May 6, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1519158AinsleeBrooketrailQuarry LowerTree down across trail just before cut block.
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 10:25am
      Sep 7, 2020
      user #2353801justinmoodietrailDusty BeaverWet trail today and slippery conditions. Ride...
      Aug 21, 2020 @ 11:07am
      Aug 21, 2020
      user #871167robcocquyttrailFlowdownNot sure how to describe this. Maybe...
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 10:45am
      Jul 15, 2020
      user #141912mctomotrailSex on the BeachIf you like riding bikes, don’t do this...
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 6:45pm
      Jul 10, 2020
      user #141912mctomotrailForeplayIf foreplay was this bad in real life I...
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 6:29pm
      Jul 10, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      City/Greenbelt Trails2 km
      Greenbelt/Flats 142.3 km
      Mount Mackenzie 10 53.2 km
      Mount Revelstoke National Park 2 13.9 km
      Boulder Mountain 4 7 54 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9655 miles12,835 ft28 miles1,283 ft
      #93#202181,292229,863
      E-Bike6542 miles11,178 ft22 miles1,283 ft
      #33#794720
      Hike9458 miles12,569 ft27 miles7,326 ft
      #58#1551,2933159
      Trail Running9659 miles12,746 ft28 miles7,326 ft
      #58#151,2938182
      Snowshoe12 miles295 ft1 mile207 ft
      #326951
      Backcountry Ski23,678 ft190 ft515 ft
      #47034
      Nordic Ski3217 miles1,972 ft7 miles673 ft
      #76#476555
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