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      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
      Land Status: Crown Land
      Rainbow Trailhead google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 8
      • 19
      • 12
      • 10

      Region Status
      Open as of 8 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      56
      Trails Mountain Bike
      53
      Trails E-Bike
      23
      Trails Hike
      59
      Trails Trail Running
      59
      Trails Observed Trials
      7
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Total Distance
      46 miles
      Total Descent
      19,268 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,133 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,289 ft
      Reports
      1,245
      Photos
      738
      Ridden Counter
      15,448

      Photos of Westside - Rainbow Mountain Bike

      trail: Rainbow's End
      848 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:27am
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Rainbow's End
      446 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:22am
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Rainbow's End
      446 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:22am
      Sep 3, 2017
      149 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:47pm
      Aug 19, 2017
      173 |
      Aug 19, 2017 @ 3:45pm
      Aug 19, 2017
      trail: Billy Epic
      230 |
      Aug 18, 2017 @ 8:33pm
      Aug 18, 2017
      trail: Billy Epic
      324 |
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 6:04pm
      Aug 14, 2017
      trail: Gargamel
      612 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:16am
      Jun 26, 2017

      Videos of Westside - Rainbow Mountain Bike

      6:03 | 11 | Jul 18, 2020
      trail: Binty's
      2:11 | 49 | Jul 16, 2020
      short section at bintys
      trail: Binty's
      1:53 | 22 | Jul 16, 2020
      Green Monster-Whistler, BC
      2:56 | 39 | Jul 12, 2020
      Mountain Biking in Whistler BC  GREEN MONSTER
      9:42 | 61 | Jul 12, 2020
      helmet can preview
      1:43 | 43 | Jul 10, 2020
      Jaws second parts
      trail: Jaws
      4:11 | 73 | Jul 10, 2020
      Jaws first section
      trail: Jaws
      7:56 | 87 | Jul 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Twenty-Seven Switchbacks
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 2:11pm
      Jun 21, 2021
      Drymsafox Still closed as of June 20. Hope it opens...
      Rainbow-Flank North (Ridge/Howler)
      Jun 11, 2021 @ 7:14pm
      Jun 11, 2021
      Snow CoveredPowshredCluster of deadfall that will require...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Rick's / Flank Connector
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 6:35am
      8 hours
      IdealbarbtyersTrail Running
      Rick's Roost
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 5:37pm
      21 hours
      IdealWadeinBC604
      Rainbow Falls Loop
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 3:06pm
      24 hours
      Drymontyclemens
      Cat Scratch Left
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 8:10pm
      Jun 20, 2021
      DryAganoyikRunning great! Loose in the sun but all...
      Howler (upper)
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Jun 19, 2021
      Idealben-hryciwAwesome shape. Snow free all the way up...
      Gargamel
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 5:21pm
      Jun 19, 2021
      IdealrwattssA few trees down that will need a...
      Zanarchy
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 5:19pm
      Jun 19, 2021
      Snow CoveredrwattssStill quite a bit of snow and tree's...
      Old Shit Happens
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 7:53pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      VariableWadeinBC604
      Green Monster
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 9:26pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      IdealDeanobruceRunning perfectly before this rain hit.
      Nectar Connector
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 2:30pm
      Jun 14, 2021
      VariableWadeinBC604

      Activity Feed

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      user #2215850barbtyersaddreportLower 19 Mile Creek (Hiking Only) and 1 more
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 8:18am
      6 hours
      user #997979WadeinBC604addreportRick's Roost
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 11:32pm
      15 hours
      user #2642039nehalemabriddentrailRainbow Falls Loop
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 9:57pm
      17 hours
      user #2666952montyclemensriddentrailRainbow Falls Loop
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 3:10pm
      23 hours
      user #2666952montyclemensaddreportRainbow Falls Loop
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 3:06pm
      23 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1579173TmwoodtrailProwlerConditions good!
      Jun 23, 2021 @ 2:12pm
      1 day
      user #1155518HowlerContractingLimitedreportTwenty-Seven SwitchbacksChecked up on it today, almost there just a...
      Jun 21, 2021 @ 6:29pm
      3 days
      user #1021503ben-hryciwtrailRainbow-Sproatt FlankAgree 100%, great work...
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 5:57pm
      Jun 19, 2021
      user #1863213PowshredtrailHowler (mid)If it was easy, everyone would climb up here....
      Jun 11, 2021 @ 7:49pm
      Jun 11, 2021
      user #1863213PowshredreportRainbow-Sproatt FlankA bit of twigs/small branches and witch's...
      Jun 11, 2021 @ 7:08pm
      Jun 11, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      No Flow Zone 6 14 41.4 km
      Whistler North 5 7 26 11.8 km
      Lost Lake 10 29 12.6 km
      Whistler Village 1 12 8 32.7 km
      Blackcomb 2 6 9 63.7 km

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      Video: Riding Some Of Whistler's Finest Singletrack Video: Riding Some Of Whistler's Finest Singletrack
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      Aug 7, 2018
      Race Report: Thursday Evening Whistler Toonie XC Race Race Report: Thursday Evening Whistler Toonie XC Race
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      Nov 24, 2016
      Peak Leaders Coaches Camp - Helping You to Teach Peak Leaders Coaches Camp - Helping You to Teach
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      Jun 20, 2016
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      Whoa, this is a ride and you'll want to get in on it if you can.

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5335 miles16,670 ft18 miles4,134 ft
      #186#357131,231125,225
      E-Bike2321 miles5,823 ft8 miles2,900 ft
      #118#2389338
      Hike5946 miles19,199 ft21 miles4,134 ft
      #117#25221,239301
      Trail Running5946 miles19,199 ft21 miles4,134 ft
      #119#2531,239214
      Observed Trials74 miles5,335 ft4 miles3,967 ft
      #6#5412
      Snowshoe12,011 ft16 ft217 ft240 ft
      616
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