4 miles
Distance
706 ft
Climb
-137 ft
Descent
00:33:17
Avg time

2% Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Moonrakers
    Golden, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    May-Nov
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #48353 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The 2% trail provides an easy route for accessing the Moonrakers via Sternwheeler. Grind up the first half kilometre of Sternwheeler, then turn right onto the gentle 2% trail and follow easy singletrack to Sander Lake. From Sander lake you have several options.

The name 2% comes from this trail’s history as an old railway bed dating back to Golden’s logging past. The southern 1.5km of 2% is singletrack leading to Sander Lake. From Sander Lake the 2% trail continues, but changes to gravel road for 5.4km leading to Cedar Lake Trailhead. The road is impassable by car due to a locked gate.

Access Info

Access from either the Moonraker trailhead, or the Gudjonson trailhead via Sternwheeler trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 2% mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    569 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,756 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,336 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,756 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,325 ft
  • Grade
    2.96%
  • Grade max
    -12.362%
  • Grade min
    34.84%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,967 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,469 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:08
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 1 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to 2-3481 trailhead (51.238880, -116.936830)
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      2% Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 1:55pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      Sep 9, 2020 @ 12:25pm
      Sep 9, 2020
      Tree still across the trail
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 11:20am
      Aug 23, 2020
      Tree across the trail
      May 5, 2020 @ 6:39pm
      May 5, 2020
      Bear & cubs on trail, just up from Sterneheeler junction.
      Apr 16, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Apr 16, 2020
      Trail status will be updated as they are assessed by the trail crew. Riding the trails before they are ready can result in long term damage. Thanks!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 84 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 69 rides
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      Jun 16, 2019 @ 8:23am
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      Jun 16, 2019 @ 8:23am
      Jun 16, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag atfarley (Jul 10, 2017 at 14:00)
       Just a road
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