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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
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Shuttleable: YES
      Piper and Piper Cross Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 5
      • 2

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 21, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Total Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      7,319 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,113 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,908 ft
      Reports
      142
      Photos
      36
      Ridden Counter
      459

      Popular Piper Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Piper Recreation Area Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      3 mile Piper Recreation Area Ridepopular ridelog3 miles
      5 mile Piper Recreation Area All-Mountain Ridepopular ridelog5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance

      Photos of Piper Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Piper Down
      64 |
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 4:34pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      trail: Pay Dirt
      136 |
      Nov 3, 2017 @ 9:18pm
      Nov 3, 2017
      trail: Pay Dirt
      134 |
      Nov 3, 2017 @ 9:18pm
      Nov 3, 2017
      trail: Backdoor
      255 |
      May 8, 2017 @ 12:57pm
      May 8, 2017
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Piper Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      2019 Smithers Peak to Pint
      trail: Backdoor
      7:13 | 73 | Aug 16, 2019
      Smithers Mountain Bike Peak to Pint Race
      trail: Backdoor
      8:08 | 139 | Aug 18, 2018
      Piper DH
      4:01 | 429 | Nov 23, 2011
      Piper Cross- Smithers
      4:27 | 351 | Jul 31, 2011

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Piper Cross
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 9:23am
      Jul 21, 2020
      Variablewildmckay SMBA Tree down just below the rock slab. Use...
      Backdoor
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:51pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      Prevalent Mudwildmckay SMBA Please consider giving backdoor a chance...
      Piper Ride Around
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      Idealwildmckay SMBA Trails are now mostly snow free and clear...
      Access Road
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      Idealwildmckay SMBA Trails are now mostly snow free and clear...
      Access to Backdoor
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      Idealwildmckay SMBA Trails are now mostly snow free and clear...
      Fuzzymonkey
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      Idealwildmckay SMBA Trails are now mostly snow free and clear...
      Pay Dirt
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 4:10pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      Idealwildmckay SMBA Trails are now mostly snow free and clear...
      Piper Down
      Apr 24, 2020 @ 4:55pm
      Apr 24, 2020
      Wetwildmckay SMBA As our trails slowly have melted out...
      Fuzzy Monkey
      May 28, 2014 @ 3:51pm
      May 28, 2014
      Unknownbrenthillier NSMBA

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1008144abbydelladdphotoTrish Bromley at Piper Down in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 5:27pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #831136pivotambassadorkelownavotetrailPiper Cross and 1 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:07am
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #831136pivotambassadorkelownariddentrailPiper Down and 3 more
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 9:07am
      Aug 1, 2020
      user #1528575ChatawaywishlisttrailPay Dirt and 1 more
      Jul 26, 2020 @ 5:12pm
      Jul 26, 2020
      user #1778760BracksriddentrailBackdoor
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 10:13pm
      Jul 24, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1146983rivarunnamommatrailPiper CrossThree trees down but you have lots of time to...
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 3:29pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      user #885898theridestufftrailBackdoorIn great shape as of this afternoon. Such a...
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 9:40pm
      Jul 7, 2018

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