6 miles
Distance
1,153 ft
Climb
-1,185 ft
Descent
3,068 ft
High Point

Ride-in on 5 Mile Road and Ale Trail and follow the complete set of machine groomed flow trails up the Southern Traverse to the suspension bridge and then returning on the Northern Traverse. No shuttle required, park in Valemount and return by bicycle.

Local Trail Association
Valemount & Area Recreation Development Association (www.ridevalemount.com)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
More Stats for Swift Creek South-North Traverse Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -32 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,579 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,611 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,579 ft
  • Grade
    -0.095%
  • Grade max
    -36.71%
  • Grade min
    35.035%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,130 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Southern Traverse
      May 6, 2018 @ 12:55pm
      May 6, 2018
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      Ale Trail to Town
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      North Swift Creek Reroute
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      Swift Mountain Road Upper Connector
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      Swift Creek Connector
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 9, 2017
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