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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • > 96%
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  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Downhill Ski
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      Mt. Swansea has a good network of intermediate to advanced trails that are accessable via shuttle or by pedaling the uptrack.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: Managed by Local Riding Association
      Bottom Parking google parking directions
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 8
      • 5

      Region Status
      Open as of May 22, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      20
      Trails E-Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      11
      Trails Trail Running
      11
      Trails Snowshoe
      6
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      9,391 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,460 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,676 ft
      Reports
      936
      Photos
      192
      Ridden Counter
      10,463

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Exploring BC's Lesser Known Riding Destinations on the Bikes & Beers Tour
      Sep 14, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Seven days of full-on riding on some of British Columbia's best trail networks.

      Photos of Swansea Mountain Recreation Site Mountain Bike

      trail: Gravy Train
      23 |
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 5:01pm
      Jun 3, 2021
      trail: South Park
      114 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 2:20pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      | 1 comments
      trail: South Park
      112 |
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 4:02pm
      Aug 15, 2020
      trail: Hula Girl
      163 |
      Jun 18, 2019 @ 12:47pm
      Jun 18, 2019
      trail: Hula Girl
      176 |
      Apr 22, 2017 @ 5:15pm
      Apr 22, 2017
      trail: Hula Girl
      312 |
      Apr 22, 2017 @ 5:15pm
      Apr 22, 2017
      trail: Hula Girl
      706 |
      Nov 5, 2015 @ 5:56pm
      Nov 5, 2015
      | 1 comments
      trail: Hula Girl
      579 |
      Oct 21, 2013 @ 3:14pm
      Oct 21, 2013

      Videos of Swansea Mountain Recreation Site Mountain Bike

      Scary!
      trail: Washed Up
      0:18 | 79 | Aug 15, 2020
      Huge gap
      trail: Washed Up
      0:21 | 77 | Aug 15, 2020
      Step up on 'Step Up'
      trail: Step Up
      0:07 | 224 | Aug 15, 2020
      UP TO HERE-COHEN JOHNS
      12:01 | 111 | Feb 26, 2020
      The Return to Swantanamo Bay 2019
      trail: Washed Up
      1:00 | 242 | May 2, 2019
      Swans Laps
      6:13 | 292 | Jan 3, 2019
      Jake goes OTB on Meat Grinder
      3:50 | 355 | Nov 24, 2018
      Invermere Swansea BC Laps Spring 2018
      1:57 | 186 | Sep 23, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Swansea Trail (Upper)
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Nov 2, 2021
      VariablemzarblMostly rideable but a bit of snow and...
      Steep Option 1
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Nov 2, 2021
      IcymzarblA bit icy and snow covered but rideable
      South Ridge Trail
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Nov 2, 2021
      VariablemzarblIcy and muddy at the top. Still rideable.
      South Park
      Nov 2, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Nov 2, 2021
      DrymzarblA few icy patches but still great.
      Swansea Trail (Lower)
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      Dryurvkeymac
      Hula Girl
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      Dryurvkeymac
      Beyond Beef
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Oct 16, 2021
      Dryurvkeymac
      Booty Call
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 2:46pm
      Oct 3, 2021
      DrygeoffcalvBig tree down before the first steep...
      Meat Grinder
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Oct 2, 2021
      Dryfatbikermtb
      Step Up
      Oct 2, 2021 @ 10:22am
      Oct 2, 2021
      Dryfatbikermtb

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #589713rziccwishlisttrailUpper Dirty Monkey
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 8:45pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      user #39136skot-pwishlisttrailHula Girl and 1 more
      Dec 21, 2021 @ 11:56am
      Dec 21, 2021
      user #902514trailforksaddvideoUpper Dirty Monkey - Mt Swansea
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 2:00pm
      Nov 28, 2021
      user #902514trailforksaddvideoAre WE Washed Up?!?... Mt. Swansea Road Gap
      Nov 20, 2021 @ 10:00am
      Nov 20, 2021
      user #1882696mzarbladdreportSwansea Trail (Upper) and 3 more
      Nov 3, 2021 @ 6:01am
      Nov 3, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1010830blkslactrailHula GirlJust amazing!
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 5:57pm
      Sep 28, 2021
      user #1010830blkslactrailSwansea Trail (Lower)A not too difficult climb.
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 5:55pm
      Sep 28, 2021
      user #1827322Ic2dktrailChic-n-chuckO
      Aug 20, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Aug 20, 2021
      user #26418markusaruliusreportMt. Swansea RoadCVCS says the gate is now open.
      Jul 8, 2021 @ 12:18pm
      Jul 8, 2021
      user #331356mackgtrailSwansea Trail (Upper)Re-routes are welcome and strongly encouraged...
      Jul 5, 2021 @ 10:04am
      Jul 5, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lillian Lake 4 8 55.7 km
      Old Coach6.1 km
      Radium Hot Springs 1 19.6 km
      Nipika Mountain Resort 13 23 710.7 km
      Panorama Mountain Resort 5 9 17 813 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2014 miles7,356 ft8 miles2,444 ft
      #457#6519193654,571
      E-Bike1914 miles7,264 ft8 miles2,444 ft
      #135#24899184
      Hike119 miles2,293 ft3 miles2,461 ft
      #931#941891153
      Trail Running119 miles2,293 ft3 miles2,461 ft
      #937#9489122
      Snowshoe68 miles2,159 ft3 miles2,461 ft
      144
      • By Tneault CVCS & contributors
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