19.7 miles
Distance
4,324 ft
Climb
-4,323 ft
Descent
4,064 ft
High Point

Good route if you don't have a shuttle rig and want to hit a couple of the south side DH trails.

Detailed Description
Campground - SMDA - Whiskey Ride is a 20 mile moderately popular expert route located near Rossland British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 16 trails. This route climbs 4,324 ft with a max elevation of 4,064 ft then descends -4,323 ft.
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17 Reviews & Comments

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i-do-blues (Jul 31, 2022 at 21:44)
Trail Whiskey
Awesome trail! Fun factor is right up there with some of the best in the Sea-to-Sky for me.
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bocomtb (Jul 8, 2022 at 15:51)
Trail Whiskey
Soooo good. I cannot wait to come back.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 10:59)
Trail SMD
It’s obvious from the elevation chart and description but expect a LOT of pedaling. Totally worth it to hit the last third of SMD and Awesome.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 10:59)
Trail SMD
It’s obvious from the elevation chart and description but expect a LOT of pedaling. Totally worth it to hit the last third of SMD and Awesome.
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johnepollock (Sep 10, 2021 at 19:10)
Trail SMD
I would recommend this trail to anyone who likes riding uphill from the top of the shuttle road. The top section should have a green rating because I can find steeper sections of sidewalk in rossland. There was one or two technical sections but does not merit a black. Would not recommend this trail
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johnepollock (Sep 10, 2021 at 19:10)
Trail SMD
I would recommend this trail to anyone who likes riding uphill from the top of the shuttle road. The top section should have a green rating because I can find steeper sections of sidewalk in rossland. There was one or two technical sections but does not merit a black. Would not recommend this trail
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mflanari (Aug 15, 2020 at 12:36)
Trail SMD
SMD was clear of trees 14 August.
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mflanari (Aug 15, 2020 at 12:36)
Trail SMD
SMD was clear of trees 14 August.
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Chorton (Apr 1, 2018 at 16:17)
Trail SMD
Super fun trail! Can’t wait to ride it again.
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Chorton (Apr 1, 2018 at 16:17)
Trail SMD
Super fun trail! Can’t wait to ride it again.
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Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 10:53)
Trail Tamarack
Great trail ride inside the forest. After SMD,Combine this climb with the King George Rd, Doukhobor Draw trail and up to Whiskey,,you got yourself one great workout. Totally appreciate the hard work put into this trail building, great work guys.
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Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 10:53)
Trail Tamarack
Great trail ride inside the forest. After SMD,Combine this climb with the King George Rd, Doukhobor Draw trail and up to Whiskey,,you got yourself one great workout. Totally appreciate the hard work put into this trail building, great work guys.
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Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 9:57)
Trail Whiskey
This is definitely one of the best trails in the Rossland area, also (whiskey on rocks). Well thought out for erosion control. This is truly a mountain bike trail.Great ride..
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Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 9:43)
Trail SMD
Fast, fun single track. Not sure it deserves a black diamond rating.
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Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 9:43)
Trail SMD
Fast, fun single track. Not sure it deserves a black diamond rating.
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dosagushi (Mar 26, 2015 at 22:59)
Trail SMD
They should have named this SMF instead of SMD.
SMF= Super mega fun!
This trail is a blast!
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dosagushi (Mar 26, 2015 at 22:59)
Trail SMD
They should have named this SMF instead of SMD.
SMF= Super mega fun!
This trail is a blast!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Campground - SMDA - Whiskey Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,263 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,496 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,497 ft
  • Grade max
    -59%
  • Grade min
    92%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Whiskey on the Rocks
Oct 29, 2022 @ 1:59pm
Oct 29, 2022
Tiny bit of snow up top, riding great.
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Oct 3, 2022 @ 4:48pm
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