5 miles
Distance
1,351 ft
Climb
-1,769 ft
Descent
4,048 ft
High Point

Park at the Centennial trailhead; ride up KC; down KC Ridge and Milky Way; up Green Door to Roger's; down/up Roger's; down Cemetery; and up Happy Valley. From the top of Happy Valley, ride west through town and back up to the Centennial trailhead via Centre Star Gulch.

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Kootenay Columbia Trails Society (www.kcts.ca)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for KC Ridge / Milky Way Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,871 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,622 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,204 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.476%
  • Grade min
    43.836%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,282 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
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  • Icy
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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      Lower Green Door - Rossland, BC
      Lower Green Door - Rossland, BC
      trail: Green Door
      10:17 | 82 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 5, 2018
      Milky Way - Rossland, BC
      Milky Way - Rossland, BC
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      Oct 5, 2018
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      trail: North Star
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Green Door
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 8:17am
      2 hours
      Clear except a 10 ft section above Rogers. Medium tree down on last section of lower greendoor. should be doable with a handsaw
      Cemetery (upper)
      Apr 11, 2019 @ 3:55pm
      Apr 11, 2019
      Milky Way Access
      Apr 1, 2019 @ 12:49pm
      Apr 1, 2019
      Kootenay Columbia
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 3:44pm
      Dec 26, 2018
      North Star
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 1:37pm
      Oct 4, 2018
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