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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
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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
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      Region Details
      • 134
      • 18
      • 144
      • 197
      • 104
      • 32
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 hours

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      825
      Trails Mountain Bike
      634
      Trails E-Bike
      93
      Trails Hike
      632
      Trails Trail Running
      628
      Trails Dirtbike
      90
      Trails Observed Trials
      28
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      42
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Downhill Ski
      79
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      16
      Trails Nordic Ski
      3
      Total Distance
      952 miles
      Total Descent
      302,140 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,571 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,922 ft
      Reports
      4,737
      Photos
      2,854
      Ridden Counter
      54,844

      Popular West Kootenays Mountain Biking Trails

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

      West Kootenays Mountain Bike Routes

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      Bluffs / Sunningdale (Loop)
      Trail Bluffs
      9 miles
      Strawberry Ride 2019
      True Blue Recreation Area
      10 miles
      4 Points
      Rossland Range
      38 miles
      Larch Ridge - Monticola Loop
      Neptune Creek
      5 miles
      Moe's / Caldera / Drifter
      Downtown Rossland
      3 miles
      Seven Summits / Dewdney (IMBA Epic)
      Rossland Range
      22 miles
      SMDA - Crown Point
      Rossland
      25 miles
      Techno Grind / North Star / Milky Way Loop
      Downtown Rossland
      6 miles
      Drake's / Doukhobor / Tamarack / Crown Point
      Malde Creek
      12 miles
      KC Ridge / Milky Way Loop
      Downtown Rossland
      5 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 10 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 22 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 102 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance

      Photos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      73 |
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 5:18pm
      Oct 22, 2018
      trail: Fat Chance
      57 |
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      trail: Slabalanche
      388 |
      Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 20, 2014
      trail: Slabalanche
      2,498 |
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:50am
      Sep 28, 2011
      | 1 comments

      Videos of West Kootenays Mountain Bike

      Back to Speed with Bodhi Kuhn
      1:43 | 6263 | Dec 22, 2019
      Nate Atkins Fall 2019 - Nelson, BC
      3:09 | 7486 | Nov 26, 2019
      Favourite features on Buddha
      0:15 | 19 | Nov 9, 2019
      MTB'ing Merry Mountain - Castlegar, BC
      15:52 | 54 | Oct 3, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Smiling Buddha
      Mountain Station
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 12:06pm
      Mar 28, 2020
      Snow PackedJerMar Top section - Not rideable. Rotten snow...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Grandiflorum
      Rialto
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 5:46pm
      3 hours
      Snow CoverednkleinzDrove up to kilometre 7 on the Rialto...
      Femur
      Svoboda Road
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 9:54pm
      23 hours
      DryDanksi
      Middle Earth
      Svoboda Road
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 9:52pm
      23 hours
      Snow CoveredDanksi Deep snow down to new forest road...
      Lower Hangnail
      Svoboda Road
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 8:54am
      2 days
      Idealkwl1In excellent shape overall.
      Bluffs Loop
      Trail Bluffs
      Mar 29, 2020 @ 10:50pm
      Mar 29, 2020
      VariableGregdoggMostly snow free, 1-2 small sections left...
      Sunningdale
      Trail Bluffs
      Mar 29, 2020 @ 10:48pm
      Mar 29, 2020
      VariableGregdoggSnow free until the last few hundred...
      Rusty Chainsaw
      Trail Bluffs
      Mar 29, 2020 @ 10:46pm
      Mar 29, 2020
      VariableGregdoggClimb is good to the top, the traverse...
      Pipe Line 1
      Selkirk College
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 7:24pm
      Mar 28, 2020
      Freeze/thaw CycleMetric-MrShadesMix of compact ice and soft snow, not...
      Powerline Connector
      Waterloo Trails
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 7:20pm
      Mar 28, 2020
      VariableMetric-MrShadesA mix of dry & muddy ground.
      Go With The Flow
      Waterloo Trails
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 7:18pm
      Mar 28, 2020
      Prevalent MudMetric-MrShadesMud & snow

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #912859nkleinzaddreportGrandiflorum
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 5:48pm
      3 hours
      user #269611jrcdvotetrailMalde Creek FSR
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 3:49pm
      5 hours
      user #328914DanksiaddreportMiddle Earth and 1 more
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 9:52pm
      23 hours
      user #1047005nathan999xaddvideoWet, Sloppy, Fun | Lower Hangnail, Nelson BC, Nathan's Trail Previews
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 6:51am
      2 days
      user #28687spyguyaddvideoThe Awakener (From the Top) - Castlegar, BC
      Apr 1, 2020 @ 4:05pm
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #204036makripperreportDirty DreamsAre all the trails out there clear?
      Mar 22, 2020 @ 5:55pm
      Mar 22, 2020
      user #1273motoneeringtrailNo BrakesThis is a multi use trail. I built part of...
      Feb 25, 2020 @ 3:55pm
      Feb 25, 2020
      user #1273motoneeringtrailWagon Road - KasloThis is a multi use trail/two track The trail...
      Feb 25, 2020 @ 3:51pm
      Feb 25, 2020
      user #1613737Metric-MrShadestrailWaldie TrailHmm, apparently the gate is to deal with dirt...
      Nov 29, 2019 @ 9:06pm
      Nov 29, 2019
      user #1613737Metric-MrShadestrailWaldie TrailAnyone who is planning to ride this trail as...
      Nov 25, 2019 @ 7:31pm
      Nov 25, 2019

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