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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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%
Trail Last Ridden
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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
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Whistler valley westside trail located on Rainbow Mountain. This area features rocky hard surfaced trails more suited to wet weather riding. Expect to meet hikers on their way to and from the Skywalk Hiking network, trials moto riders using historic trials trails, and descending riders on the Rainbow's End hell-drop.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Rainbow Trailhead google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association
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      WORCA
      (www.worca.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #136
      State Ranking
      #31
      Trails (view details)
      53
      Trails Mountain Bike
      46
      Trails E-Bike
      12
      Trails Hike
      52
      Trails Trail Running
      52
      Trails Observed Trials
      3
      Total Distance
      46 miles
      Total Descent
      19,450 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,130 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,289 ft
      Reports
      674
      Photos
      460
      Ridden Counter
      4,964

      Photos of Westside - Rainbow Mountain Bike

      trail: Rainbow's End
      624 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:27am
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Rainbow's End
      353 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:22am
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Rainbow's End
      353 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:22am
      Sep 3, 2017
      99 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:47pm
      Aug 19, 2017

      Videos of Westside - Rainbow Mountain Bike

      Media Day with the EWS in Whistler Stage 2 and 3
      trail: Billy Epic
      3:22 | 83 | Aug 8, 2019
      The Green Monster  Whistler Westside Trails
      8:26 | 145 | Oct 19, 2018
      First Ride Back
      trail: Billy Epic
      1:43 | 325 | Jun 5, 2018
      Rainbow Heli Drop Holiday Snaps
      11:57 | 317 | Sep 28, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #445261nicolicheckintrailMel's Dilemma and 1 more
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 12:24am
      4 hours
      user #1024884mranolanriddentrailJaws
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 10:21pm
      6 hours
      user #96169bikenationriddentrailUpper Howler and 1 more
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 8:27pm
      8 hours
      user #292617molycopaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 8:25pm
      8 hours
      user #982044MBF74addridelogAug 20, 2019 ride log
      Aug 20, 2019 @ 7:50pm
      9 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #955207b1gd0mtrailBinty'sFast flowy tech with some steep rooty...
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 11:39am
      Aug 16, 2019
      user #1863685msulkerstrailSkywalk South Upper (Hiking Only)No further grizzly sightings since July 21,...
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 5:20pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      user #1863685msulkerstrailUpper 19 Mile Creek (Hiking Only)No grizzly sighting since July 21, 2019....
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 5:17pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      user #1863685msulkerstrailSkywalk North (Hiking Only)Skywalk zone has not had a grizzly sighting...
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      user #562097ShredwhitereportJaws"bluey epic style bench cut" says blue flow...
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 6:16am
      Aug 6, 2019

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      Whistler Village 1 10 6 32.7 km
      Blackcomb 2 4 9 23.7 km

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