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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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      The Rubberhead started off as a single mountain bike trail that has now expanded to include 18 trail sections. The area offers a variety of downhill mountain bike options for intermediate to advance riders. From steep and rooty to open and flowy, this system has something for everyone. The trail system is looked after by local trail stewards with the Shuswap Bike Club in collaboration with the Shuswap Trail Alliance. Planning of trails in the area is done in consultation with Canoe Forest Products who log the area. Its a strong partnership, so be sure to thank any foresters you might meet on the logging road. And always watch for active logging activities. Its a dynamic and productive harvest area, so things are always changing.

      The best approach is to shuttle (either by vehicle or on bike) from the 2.5km landing area of the 110 Forest Service Road (see access notes below). Here you will find parking and maps of the trail system. (Yes - we know the kiosk sign has a few hunting target holes through it :-) Trailheads range from 4 km to 11 km up the road. Riding up is an option and a great workout, but the road is steep.

      Connect to the Larch Hills and the Larch Hills Traverse: The Rubberhead Trail System connects to the Larch Hills trail system and the Larch Hills Traverse. They can be linked into a variety of epic cross-country rides linking over to the South Canoe Trails, as well as the Larch Hills Traverse to Sicamous. Or try the "Bostock Variation" of the Larch Hills Traverse, which is to start in Sicamous and ride the LHT east to west, but ending with a flowy desent through the Rubberhead Trails back to Salmon Arm. Lots of opportunity to get creative!

      AND IN THE WINTER: the Rubberhead Trails create a fun series of trails to explore on snowshoes. Blazing helps to mark the routes covered in snow.

      Warnings: Use at own risk. Some sections of trail are steep, difficult, and poorly maintained with limited signage. These trails are designed as freeride downhill mountain bike trails. Hikers should use extreme caution. Watch for forestry vehicles and equipment.
      AKA: Salmon Arm
      Rubberhead Trail System Parking and Map google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Travel east of Salmon Arm on Hwy. 1 approx. 4km past the Canoe Forest Products mill. Turn right onto Forest Service Road (FSR) #110 just after a right corner on the highway and an info pullout on the left. Follow the 110 FSR up approx. 2.5km where the road widens and an old narrow skid road goes up to the left by the main trail sign. Park here. To continue to the various trailheads, shuttle or pedal the 110 FSR staying on the main road (riding the new uphill trail for the first portion to the first road switchback). Trail posts mark various sections to 8.2km where you turn right, up the steep hill, and follow the road to 10.5km. Look for the trail post on the left at an obvious landing and parking area. This is the uppermost Muffin Top trailhead. Look for the trail through the top of the cut block.

      Or alternately - at the 8.2 km junction, stay to the left and watch for the start of the Supermans descent a little ways on your left.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #495
      State Ranking
      #86
      Trails (view details)
      32
      Trails Mountain Bike
      32
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Total Distance
      26 miles
      Total Descent
      10,122 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,893 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,118 ft
      Reports
      245
      Photos
      126
      Ridden Counter
      2,183

      Photos of Rubberhead Mountain Bike Trail System Mountain Bike

      trail: Boneyard
      64 |
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 4:10am
      Feb 16, 2019
      17 |
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 1:01pm
      Sep 5, 2018
      trail: Ravine (9km)
      13 |
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Sep 5, 2018
      53 |
      May 17, 2018 @ 1:51pm
      May 17, 2018

      Videos of Rubberhead Mountain Bike Trail System Mountain Bike

      Ravine
      4:39 | 58 | Sep 21, 2018
      Dry Hill
      trail: Muffin Top
      2:20 | 96 | Apr 27, 2018
      Dig, Build, Ride
      1:37 | 90 | Sep 4, 2016
      Flowin'
      1:47 | 280 | Jul 1, 2016

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Veggie Delight
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      22 hours
      DryMaje SCC Couple trees down
      Meatgrinder
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 5:53pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      DrydfblandFair few trees down on upper half, will...
      Black Dog
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 5:29pm
      Jun 9, 2019
      DrybmcmahenTwo trees down. One large, one smaller.

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Muffin Top
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      22 hours
      DryMaje SCC
      Double D (lower)
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 7:39pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      DryKlc713
      Ravine
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 7:36pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      DryKlc713 We cut a couple trees down that were...
      Veggie Delight
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 5:55pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      DrydfblandFair few trees down on upper trail, need...
      Rubberhead Bottom
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 7:33pm
      Jun 3, 2019
      Drydfbland Small trees down, a handsaw can clear them.
      Alvin’s Greatest Hits
      May 7, 2019 @ 7:53am
      May 7, 2019
      DryJoeDick STAB All the heavy lifting is done. There will...
      Warrens trail
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 8:04pm
      Apr 26, 2019
      DryJoeDick STAB has not seen any love for a while. lots...
      Rubberhead (Upper)
      Apr 25, 2019 @ 12:49pm
      Apr 25, 2019
      DryJoeDick STAB all clear
      Double D (upper)
      Apr 8, 2019 @ 2:40pm
      Apr 8, 2019
      DryLakeview4meCleared downed trees out, raked it. In...
      Ravine (7km)
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 11:34pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      Dryilikebikes1did 2 laps on ravine today, running...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #863466MajeaddreportVeggie Delight and 1 more
      Jun 20, 2019 @ 7:09am
      9 hours
      user #1128463ForefieldsaddridelogJun 19, 2019 ride log
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:10pm
      18 hours
      user #863466MajeaddridelogJun 19, 2019 ride log
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:10pm
      18 hours
      user #1530031ZakaceaddridelogJun 19, 2019 ride log
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      19 hours
      user #1168638VmcgrathaddridelogJun 19, 2019 ride log
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 6:57pm
      21 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #471019JoeDickreportRubberhead Bottomthese have been cleared
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 8:29am
      Jun 9, 2019
      user #471019JoeDickreportMuffin Topmuffin top us also snow covered
      Apr 25, 2019 @ 6:23am
      Apr 25, 2019
      user #1154103KJBOSStrailRavine (6.5km)Such a great track!! These trail builders are...
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 11:05pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      user #471019JoeDickreportDouble D (upper)a small group of trees near the top, this is...
      Apr 8, 2019 @ 6:21am
      Apr 8, 2019
      user #471019JoeDickreport110 FSR Access RdI believe there is still some work being done...
      Jul 31, 2018 @ 7:12am
      Jul 31, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Reinecker Creek Trail System 31.8 km
      Parkhill East & West 29 42.7 km
      Larch Hills Nordic Trails 1 14.1 km
      Coyote Park 8 54.2 km
      Salmon Arm Greenways 18 45.2 km

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