4.4 miles
Distance
763 ft
Climb
-801 ft
Descent
4,103 ft
High Point

Great intermediate route, or an early season warm-up. Try Face Shots for something more challenging

Detailed Description
Broken Derailleur/Sidewinder Loop is a 4 mile popular intermediate route located near Fernie British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 29 trails. This route climbs 763 ft with a max elevation of 4,103 ft then descends -801 ft.

58 Reviews & Comments

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mvboronowski (Aug 2, 2022 at 11:31)
Trail Queen V
Big brown bear on trail - Tuesday, 12:31 just past the ecoterrorist / queen v intersection by the road. Make no
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mvboronowski (Aug 2, 2022 at 11:31)
Trail Queen V
Big brown bear on trail - Tuesday, 12:31 just past the ecoterrorist / queen v intersection by the road. Make no
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mvboronowski (Aug 2, 2022 at 11:31)
Trail Queen V
Big brown bear on trail - Tuesday, 12:31 just past the ecoterrorist / queen v intersection by the road. Make no
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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Tdpointer FTA (May 13, 2022 at 10:38)
Agitated Grizzly in area. Recommend staying off Ridgemont trails May 13-15
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ryancartiers (Jul 9, 2021 at 0:21)
unique trail, like running a corridor
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ryancartiers (Jul 9, 2021 at 0:21)
unique trail, like running a corridor
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:50)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:50)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
Trail Sidewinder
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:48)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:47)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:47)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:46)
Trail Queen V
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:46)
Trail Queen V
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:46)
Trail Queen V
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:46)
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:45)
Trail Deadfall
Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020
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Thelawyer (Aug 11, 2020 at 12:27)
Trail Queen V
Huge grizzly bear towards top 9/11/20
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Thelawyer (Aug 11, 2020 at 12:27)
Trail Queen V
Huge grizzly bear towards top 9/11/20
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Thelawyer (Aug 11, 2020 at 12:27)
Trail Queen V
Huge grizzly bear towards top 9/11/20
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
Trail Sidewinder
Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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Jake6706 (Jul 25, 2019 at 8:48)
Trail Queen V
Closed
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Jake6706 (Jul 25, 2019 at 8:48)
Trail Queen V
Closed
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Jake6706 (Jul 25, 2019 at 8:48)
Trail Queen V
Closed
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maryl (Aug 24, 2017 at 14:32)
Oioiie
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maryl (Aug 24, 2017 at 14:32)
Oioiie
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lrturner (Jun 10, 2017 at 13:48)
Trails on Ridgemont in great shape!
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lrturner (Jun 10, 2017 at 13:48)
Trails on Ridgemont in great shape!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    327
More Stats for Broken Derailleur/Sidewinder Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -37 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,358 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,395 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,360 ft
  • Grade
    -0.2%
  • Grade max
    -35.4%
  • Grade min
    24.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    712 ft
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2:42 | 8871 | comments: 5 | favs: 80
Jun 30, 2018
Nakoda Mason and Ben Yeager rain riding in Fernie B.C. Spring 2018
Sidewinder - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
Sidewinder - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
trail: Sidewinder
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