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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
      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on July 11
      Retallack is a world leader in heli-biking and professionally guided backcountry mountain biking. Their exclusive commercial network of downhill, all-mountain / enduro, and freeride trails is dispersed in the Selkirk and Purcell Mountains of the West Kootenays. Government authorization to expand tenure to create the world’s largest heli-biking and backcountry mountain biking operating area – over 1.5 millions acres. Presently, Retallack is continuing to develop a plethora of trails that will enable customers to access additional descents of up to 6,000 vertical feet via a combination of helicopters, off-road shuttle vans, and boats.

      Prices range from $378 to $539 per day.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
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      Bike Park Details
      • 3
      • 10
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open
      Uplift Type
      Shuttle
      Season start
      Jul 11
      Season end
      Oct 10

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      State Ranking
      #400
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      10,649 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,853 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,229 ft
      Photos
      79
      Ridden Counter
      42

      Popular Retallack Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Photos of Retallack Mountain Bike

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      Nov 5, 2017 @ 8:40pm
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      Jun 23, 2016 @ 5:11pm
      Jun 23, 2016

      Videos of Retallack Mountain Bike

      Shaky POV of Lower Kessel
      1:55 | 43 | May 10, 2018
      Heavy Meadow 2X Hyperlapse
      1:42 | 45 | Apr 11, 2018
      Retallack Instagram Story
      2:57 | 59 | Apr 11, 2018
      Reco Peak
      1:53 | 208 | Nov 16, 2017

      Activity Feed

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      user #665206mob406addphotoNoah Bodman in Whitefish, Montana, United States
      Feb 21, 2019 @ 6:50pm
      Feb 21, 2019
      user #454369canadakaaddphoto in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and 5 more
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 6:32pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      user #976336StorrieSkaliskywishlistregionRetallack
      Sep 27, 2018 @ 8:49pm
      Sep 27, 2018
      user #1066880webermtbwishlistregionRetallack
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 5:57pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      user #1192980ChrisFraserwishlistregionRetallack
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 5:11pm
      Sep 5, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Idaho Peak 6 2 26.1 km
      Mount Buchanan (East) 4 2 111.5 km
      Rosebery 3 3 111.6 km
      Branch 7 Trails 212.5 km
      True Blue Recreation Area 10 912.7 km

      Pinkbike Articles

      Sep 23, 2019
      First Impressions: One Insane Lap Down Retallack with Casey Brown, Ryan Howard, &amp; Thomas Vanderham First Impressions: One Insane Lap Down Retallack with Casey Brown, Ryan Howard, & Thomas Vanderham
      Earlier this summer, about half of the Pinkbike office made the pilgrimage to the famed Retallack Lodge along with some rad friends.
      Jun 28, 2019
      Video: Vink, Neethling, KJ &amp; More Shred Chatel, Retallack &amp; Nelson Video: Vink, Neethling, KJ & More Shred Chatel, Retallack & Nelson
      A full feature from Shaperideshoot shot around the globe.
      May 9, 2017
      Is Retallack Lodge on your Bucket List? Is Retallack Lodge on your Bucket List?
      Does having a lodge to yourself with your riding buddies, heli biking, gourmet meals, endless laps, varied riding, and enduro descents sound good...
      Dec 6, 2017
      Sweet Skills Announces 2018 Ladies-Only Adventure Camps Sweet Skills Announces 2018 Ladies-Only Adventure Camps
      Sweet Skills have so many amazing camps lined up for 2018. Find out all the details here.
      Sep 6, 2017
      Micayla Gatto at the Intersection Between Art and Mountain Biking - Video Micayla Gatto at the Intersection Between Art and Mountain Biking - Video
      Combining a passion for art and mountain biking with Micayla Gatto.
      • By canadaka Trailforks Plus & contributors
      • Admins: TrailsBC, wheelmaniac3, bcpunk, NSTS
      • #6021 - 8,757 views
      • retallack activity log | embed map of Retallack mountain bike trails |
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      Downloading of trail gps tracks in kml & gpx formats is disabled for Retallack.