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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other

      Popular Riding Areas

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      Monte Christo - KC 7 25 10 4
      Mountain Station 5 16 7 3
      Giveout and Gold Creek 6 9 7 3
      Nelson's North Shore 6 9 4
      Malde Creek 2 10 5 4
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      Region Details
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      • 27


      Caution on Dec 26, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      557
      Trails Mountain Bike
      557
      Trails E-Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      530
      Trails Trail Running
      530
      Total Distance
      718 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      352 miles
      Total Descent
      246,399 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,302 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,652 ft
      Reports
      3,471
      Photos
      2,412
      Ridden Counter
      30,224

      Photos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      19 |
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      Oct 22, 2018
      Goose Creek Trail, Pass Creek
      trail: Slabalanche
      297 |
      Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 20, 2014
      Slabalanche, Nelson
      trail: Monticola
      659 |
      Aug 3, 2014 @ 7:49pm
      Aug 3, 2014
      Monticola, Rossland
      trail: Slabalanche
      2,365 |
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:50am
      Sep 28, 2011
      | 1 comments Slabalanche, Nelson
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      Videos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      Kootenay Shuttle Tour
      trail: Wakefield
      5:27 | 11 | Jan 2, 2019
      Slabs
      0:32 | 17 | Oct 5, 2018
      49er zone
      trail: Jackleg
      2:16 | 155 | Jun 24, 2018
      Rollin Paper Bag
      trail: Paper Bag
      0:59 | 205 | May 6, 2018
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      West Kootenays Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Bluffs / Sunningdale (Loop) featured
      9 miles
      4 Points
      38 miles
      Moe's / Caldera / Drifter
      3 miles
      SMDA - Crown Point
      25 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1300510ericW2trailTurnstylesAmazing jump/flow line. Don't miss this if...
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 2:59pm
      Nov 4, 2018
      user #1505862billbektrailK & STop end from Sandon to Payne siding is a nice...
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 12:04pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      user #358674tbonetbonetrailWebster RoadAKA. Fruit Trail.
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 7:20am
      Oct 10, 2018
      user #1177381jockslatertrailStardusta work in progress but all rideable - really...
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 6:38pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      user #952967coyote69sheldonreportGrandiflorumAnyone know if shuttle road is open yet?
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 2:57pm
      Sep 29, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      13 hours
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