14.0 miles
Distance
3,647 ft
Climb
-4,884 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Use the Mile One Express lift to take a bite out of the significant climb to Panorama's summit ridge. From the top of the Mile One Express take Mercy Me. Turn left on the first service road and look for the Hopeful Adventure sign. Stay on the service road and follow Summit Access signs. Once you reach the summit, head south east into Taynton bowl. Follow the Summit to Hopeful signs. Single track from the end of the winter ski area boundary takes you past Goldie Lake to a pass where you will find the old McKay Outfitter's cabins. After a right turn and a few hundred meters your 5.7 km single track descent begins. Hopeful Adventure is primarily located within the Panorama Mountain Resort Controlled Recreation Area (CRA), Motorized vehicles are prohibited. Visit www.panoramaresort.com/cra for more detail.

Detailed Description
Hopeful Adventure is a 14 mile popular expert route located near Invermere British Columbia. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 3,647 ft with a max elevation of 7,903 ft then descends -4,884 ft.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Hopeful Adventure mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    25 hr 41 min
  • Altitude min
    3,888 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,126 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,888 ft
  • Grade
    -1.7%
  • Grade max
    -70.3%
  • Grade min
    54%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,975 ft
Avg: 1.7 (7 votes)
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Mercy Me Flow-Jump / Panorama, BC
Mercy Me Flow-Jump / Panorama, BC
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Let It Ride | warm up run | Panorama, BC
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Summit Uptrack
Oct 10, 2023 @ 6:48am
Oct 10, 2023
Controlled Recreation Area is closed for the season. Access for biking is prohibited.
Summit Access
Oct 10, 2023 @ 6:48am
Oct 10, 2023
Controlled Recreation Area is closed for the season. Access for biking is prohibited.
Outback Ridge
Oct 10, 2023 @ 6:48am
Oct 10, 2023
Controlled Recreation Area is closed for the season. Access for biking is prohibited.
McKay
Oct 10, 2023 @ 6:48am
Oct 10, 2023
Controlled Recreation Area is closed for the season. Access for biking is prohibited.
Hopeful
Oct 10, 2023 @ 6:47am
Oct 10, 2023
Controlled Recreation Area is closed for the season. Access for biking is prohibited.
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  • By PanoramaMountainVillage & contributors
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