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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
  • 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
      Some of the best loamy rides in the west, hundreds of kilometers of singletrack and no crowds. Powell River charges onto the mountain bike scene with challenging, technical and fast trails through Coast Mountains rainforest. Maintained by a thriving scene of committed local riders and trailbuilders, Powell River mountain biking trails are blowing visitors away with the amazing quality and volume of singletrack.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 9, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #165
      State Ranking
      #33
      Trails (view details)
      280
      Trails Mountain Bike
      275
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      279
      Trails Trail Running
      278
      Total Distance
      263 miles
      Total Descent
      52,990 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,060 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,076 ft
      Reports
      585
      Photos
      534
      Ridden Counter
      11,369
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Powell River Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Oct 3, 2019 @ 10:42am
      Oct 3, 2019
      0 |
      Oct 3, 2019 @ 10:42am
      Oct 3, 2019
      151 |
      Oct 21, 2017 @ 5:36pm
      Oct 21, 2017
      268 |
      Jul 25, 2017 @ 4:08pm
      Jul 25, 2017

      Videos of Powell River Mountain Bike

      Crash from 2017
      0:25 | 186 | Jun 23, 2019
      duck lake trails
      1:00 | 185 | Apr 25, 2018
      branch 41
      2:21 | 234 | Jul 13, 2017
      riding bikes
      0:10 | 155 | Apr 30, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #1885117grandmacyclistwishlisttrailInland Lake Trail
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      16 hours
      user #1951438CoastSalish92riddentrailTriple Bypass Loop Trail
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      user #1951438CoastSalish92riddentrailYabadabadoo
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      user #1951438CoastSalish92riddentrailTechnical Jungle and 3 more
      Oct 10, 2019 @ 4:17pm
      Oct 10, 2019
      user #1950594phoebeschurvotetrailBrooks Turf Road
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 2:55pm
      Oct 9, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1502298WOWGailtrailDuck Lake FSR Br 6For ytfy uyh I Janchiry
      Sep 12, 2019 @ 10:06am
      Sep 12, 2019
      user #1171940rkozsantrailCivil DisobedienceKudos to the builders - nice run. Feels like...
      Sep 2, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 2, 2019
      user #540532sgrundy2trailCivil DisobedienceAwesome old school trail exactly as described...
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      user #1902980Ishaw44trailQuaverWicked trail! Nice steep rock sections well...
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 10:11pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #1038667skateboardbctrailQuaverOne one of the funnest trails in PR right now
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 8:49am
      Aug 8, 2019

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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