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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Shuttleable: YES
      Piper - Lower Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 19, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,508
      State Ranking
      #178
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent
      6,328 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,399 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,194 ft
      Reports
      78
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      329

      Popular Piper Recreation Area Mountain Biking Trails

      Photos of Piper Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      trail: Pay Dirt
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      Nov 3, 2017 @ 9:18pm
      Nov 3, 2017
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      Nov 3, 2017
      trail: Backdoor
      219 |
      May 8, 2017 @ 12:57pm
      May 8, 2017
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      trail: Backdoor
      294 |
      Sep 9, 2016 @ 6:38pm
      Sep 9, 2016

      Videos of Piper Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      2019 Smithers Peak to Pint
      trail: Backdoor
      7:13 | 31 | Aug 16, 2019
      Smithers Mountain Bike Peak to Pint Race
      trail: Backdoor
      8:08 | 125 | Aug 18, 2018
      Piper DH
      4:01 | 401 | Nov 23, 2011
      Piper Cross- Smithers
      4:27 | 320 | Jul 31, 2011

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Backdoor
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 4:07pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      Prevalent MudgnarcoreJeffxc SMBA PLEASE READ BEFORE RIDING: Ongoing...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Pay Dirt
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Sep 19, 2019
      VariablegnarcoreJeffxc SMBA
      Upper Piper
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:45pm
      Aug 11, 2019
      DrylovetoridebikesDry, no trees down, superb
      Access to Backdoor
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 9:06pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      DryMtnTrailRider
      Fuzzymonkey
      Aug 2, 2019 @ 5:44pm
      Aug 2, 2019
      DryShredricG2There was a tree fallen over the trail so...
      Piper Cross
      Jun 13, 2019 @ 5:52pm
      Jun 13, 2019
      DrySalmon-arm
      Piper Ride Around
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 5:00pm
      Apr 30, 2019
      Unknowntrailforks
      Access Road
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 5:00pm
      Apr 30, 2019
      Unknowntrailforks

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #256240gnarcoreJeffxcaddreportPay Dirt
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 8:50am
      Sep 19, 2019
      user #256240gnarcoreJeffxcupdatetrailAccess to Backdoor
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #256240gnarcoreJeffxcaddreportBackdoor
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 4:10pm
      Sep 12, 2019
      user #140106sinister1313riddentrailPiper Cross and 1 more
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 7:51pm
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #103610lovetoridebikesaddvideo2019 Smithers Peak to Pint
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 8:29am
      Aug 29, 2019

      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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