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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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.
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

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  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Whitewater Ski Resort 1
      Monte Christo - KC 8 25 12 4
      Rover Creek 4 1
      Mt. Abriel 9 25 8 1
      Mountain Station 1 7 22 2
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      • 1

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      929
      Trails Mountain Bike
      686
      Trails E-Bike
      123
      Trails Hike
      609
      Trails Trail Running
      603
      Trails Horse
      10
      Trails Dirtbike
      98
      Trails Observed Trials
      31
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      50
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      31
      Trails Downhill Ski
      79
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      16
      Trails Nordic Ski
      48
      Total Distance
      1,084 mile
      Total Descent
      318,514 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,571 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,922 ft
      Reports
      7,686
      Photos
      3,725
      Ridden Counter
      85,461

      Popular West Kootenays Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lefty
      Morning Mountain
      Bottoms Up
      Morning Mountain
      Upper Bottoms
      Morning Mountain
      The Dewdney Trail
      Rossland Range
      Seven Summits
      Rossland Range
      Turnstyles
      Morning Mountain
      Parking Lot Connector
      Morning Mountain
      Seven Summits (Sunspot to Lepsoe) w
      Rossland Range
      Seven Summits (to Sunspot) w
      Rossland Range
      Mister Slave
      Morning Mountain
      Whiskey
      Malde Creek
      Monticola
      Neptune Creek
      Milky Way (lower)
      Monte Christo - KC
      Redtop
      Red Mountain
      Merry Go Round
      Merry Creek

      West Kootenays Mountain Bike Routes

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      Bluffs / Sunningdale (Loop)
      Trail Bluffs
      9 miles
      Kootenay Adaptive, Entry Level Adaptive Route
      Mt. Abriel
      2 miles
      Strawberry Ride 2019
      True Blue Recreation Area
      10 miles
      Travis' Big Stupid Loop (Ride Plan)
      Nelson
      101 miles
      4 Points
      Rossland Range
      38 miles
      Larch Ridge - Monticola Loop
      Neptune Creek
      5 miles
      Seven Summits / Dewdney (IMBA Epic)
      Rossland Range
      22 miles
      Moe's / Caldera / Drifter
      Downtown Rossland
      3 miles
      Techno Grind / North Star / Milky Way Loop
      Downtown Rossland
      6 miles
      SMDA - Crown Point
      Rossland
      25 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 67 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 392 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      125 |
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      Oct 22, 2018
      trail: Fat Chance
      103 |
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      trail: Slabalanche
      466 |
      Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 20, 2014
      trail: Slabalanche
      2,631 |
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:50am
      Sep 28, 2011
      | 1 comments

      Videos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      Dirty Dreams OTB
      77 | Mar 26, 2021
      Short Paper Bag October 2020
      trail: Paper Bag
      28 | Feb 27, 2021
      Paper Bag October 2020
      trail: Paper Bag
      6 | Feb 27, 2021
      lefty Laps
      trail: Lefty
      | Feb 12, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Arlsbad
      Mount Buchanan (East)
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 12:52pm
      2 days
      Snow Coveredmfounierbeck KORTS Still snow covered!
      Lower Strawberry
      True Blue Recreation Area
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 11:22am
      Apr 13, 2021
      Wetmfounierbeck KORTS Closed for muddy conditions until further...
      9 Point Cowbell
      Mountain Station
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      WetDanksiBit of a mess at the top but clear the...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Dawn of the Shred
      Box Lake
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:16pm
      6 hours
      Idealkmsports NABS Did some more clearing of brush. as well...
      Zoolander
      Box Lake
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:11pm
      6 hours
      Idealkmsports NABS Still some work needs to be done on lower...
      Minty Fresh
      Mt. Abriel
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:08pm
      7 hours
      Idealkmsports NABS All clear!! Ready to ride. Thanks crew...
      Expresso
      Mountain Station
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 7:14pm
      7 hours
      VariableBalls85 NABSPacked in ice/snow on upper couple of...
      Lower Expresso
      Mountain Station
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 6:36pm
      8 hours
      Idealklez NSMBABest it’s ever been! So. Much. Fun.
      Spring Cleaning (upper)
      Monte Christo - KC
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      1 day
      Drypetersa
      Bones
      Redstone
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 4:52pm
      1 day
      Variablepetersa
      East Access Trail
      Branch 7 Trails
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 3:22pm
      1 day
      Idealcarl300Snow free and running great. Perfect...
      Lettrari Loop (Original Hiking Trail)
      Kaslo
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 12:58pm
      2 days
      Variablemfounierbeck KORTS May have some wet areas, but overall in...
      Lettrari Loop Climbing Trail
      Kaslo
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 12:58pm
      2 days
      Variablemfounierbeck KORTS May have some wet areas, but overall in...

      Activity Feed

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      user #554626chillarywishlisttrailThe Great Trail (aka The Trans Canada Trail) C&W Rail Trail - Paulson to Castlegar
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 10:39pm
      4 hours
      user #554626chillarywishlisttrailSeven Summits and 1 more
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 10:37pm
      4 hours
      user #487062kmsportsaddreportZoolander and 1 more
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:15pm
      6 hours
      user #487062kmsportsaddreportMinty Fresh
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:10pm
      6 hours
      user #487062kmsportsvotetrailMinty Fresh
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 8:08pm
      7 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #1752241Balls85trailTurner Road FSRThats unfortunate, Please follow directions...
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 3:46pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      user #1826418hkhacketttrailWebster Roaddecent conditions! one tree crosses the trail...
      Apr 9, 2021 @ 8:46pm
      Apr 9, 2021
      user #1594112RgebauertrailTurner Road FSRSnow about 2k up. Lots of walking.
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      Apr 4, 2021
      user #1915176jakestenson1trailHippie KillerSmall tree across trail just after the...
      Apr 3, 2021 @ 5:12pm
      Apr 3, 2021
      user #328914DanksireportFrog JamClear of trees.
      Mar 30, 2021 @ 9:25am
      Mar 30, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike686858 miles265,994 ft405 miles6,430 ft
      3,6627,6067845,948
      E-Bike123247 miles27,749 ft82 miles5,732 ft
      5,7206373
      Hike609808 miles202,126 ft352 miles6,572 ft
      547,05432,183
      Trail Running603804 miles200,942 ft350 miles6,572 ft
      47,05251,498
      Horse1082 miles6,781 ft37 miles4,364 ft
      3,8056
      Dirtbike98185 miles12,963 ft40 miles4,364 ft
      34,14868
      Observed Trials31119 miles8,022 ft27 miles4,364 ft
      33
      ATV/ORV/OHV50150 miles9,436 ft33 miles4,364 ft
      3,83411
      Snowmobile339 miles4,291 ft18 miles3,497 ft
      65
      Snowshoe3126 miles4,249 ft11 miles3,268 ft
      501255
      Downhill Ski7933 miles30,161 ft31 miles4,301 ft
      2601,217
      Backcountry Ski1623 miles6,926 ft6 miles5,876 ft
      601,178
      Nordic Ski4837 miles3,494 ft15 miles3,678 ft
      61,839
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