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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 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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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Nipika Mountain Resort provides ~100k of single and double track cross country trail for biking, hiking, skiing and snowshoeing. The trails are set along the beautiful Kootenay and Cross River valley. Nipika Mountain Resort in partnership with the BC Ministry of Forest, Lands and Natural Resource Operations manage the Cross River Trails. The Cross River Canyon Recreation Site spans across 1500 acres and is designated for a non-motorized use.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Cross River Recreation Site
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Parking google parking directions
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      Bike Park Details
      • 4
      • 26
      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 5, 2021
      Day Ticket
      $10 CAD

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails Hike
      3
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      58 miles
      Total Descent
      8,073 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,763 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,155 ft
      Reports
      92
      Photos
      55
      Ridden Counter
      2,528

      Photos of Nipika Mountain Resort Mountain Bike

      17 |
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 4:01pm
      Aug 15, 2020
      28 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 14, 2020
      314 |
      Mar 3, 2010 @ 11:25am
      Mar 3, 2010
      156 |
      May 21, 2009 @ 9:39pm
      May 21, 2009

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Kootenay River Trail
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 9:09am
      Apr 5, 2021
      Prevalent MudAndrewJOsinskiEntire Nipika trail system closed until...
      Chamois Whammy
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 9:09am
      Apr 5, 2021
      Prevalent MudAndrewJOsinskiEntire Nipika trail system closed until...
      Main Street
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 9:08am
      Apr 5, 2021
      Prevalent MudAndrewJOsinskiEntire Nipika trail system closed until...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Lower Bridge Trail
      Mar 9, 2021 @ 9:58am
      Mar 9, 2021
      Snow CoveredAndrewJOsinskiCanyon Bridge washed away in Summer 2020....
      Jesus Murphy
      Jan 18, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Jan 18, 2021
      Snow GroomedborpNordic Ski
      North Riverside Loop
      Sep 20, 2020 @ 12:39pm
      Sep 20, 2020
      IdealIc2dkSome of the trail washed out near river
      Natural Bridge Direct
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 11:45am
      Sep 13, 2020
      IdealTransRockies-Events
      Up Chuck
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 8:37am
      Sep 13, 2020
      IdealTransRockies-Events
      Teen Spirit
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Aug 13, 2020
      IdealrockystumpyWicked good riding.
      Tate-R-Tot
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Aug 13, 2020
      IdealrockystumpyWicked good riding.
      North Warming Hut Connector
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Aug 13, 2020
      IdealrockystumpyNot a great trail but it’s in good shape.
      Waterfall Trail
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Aug 13, 2020
      IdealrockystumpyWicked good riding.
      Outfitters Trail
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 10:12am
      Aug 13, 2020
      IdealrockystumpyAll good.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1935624AndrewJOsinskiaddreportKootenay Krusher and 4 more
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 9:07am
      Apr 5, 2021
      user #1935624AndrewJOsinskiaddreport and 1 more
      Mar 9, 2021 @ 8:37am
      Mar 9, 2021
      user #1827322Ic2dkaddreportRufus's Ramble
      Mar 7, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Mar 7, 2021
      user #2380282HnatiudwishlisttrailKootenay Krusher
      Feb 18, 2021 @ 4:23pm
      Feb 18, 2021
      user #1827322Ic2dkvotetrailRufus's Ramble and 1 more
      Feb 1, 2021 @ 7:20am
      Feb 1, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1865682LophttrailKootenay KrusherRidden clockwise, so you end in the parking...
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Jul 19, 2020
      user #1220857flacagoldentrailKootenay KrusherPerfect conditions. All the downed trees were...
      Jun 15, 2020 @ 6:33pm
      Jun 15, 2020
      user #549696raffi200reportKootenay KrusherSuper condition! Beautiful scenery... real gem.
      Sep 11, 2018 @ 6:45pm
      Sep 11, 2018
      user #1220857flacagoldentrailKootenay KrusherThis trail started out great. Sailing through...
      Jun 22, 2017 @ 5:32pm
      Jun 22, 2017

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3654 miles7,995 ft20 miles814 ft
      #1,631#15055914712
      Hike36 miles443 ft5,049 ft2,644 ft
      #4218117
      Trail Running36 miles443 ft5,049 ft2,644 ft
      #442816
      Snowshoe14 miles75 ft1,900 ft1,417 ft
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