328 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
00:00:39
Avg time

2nd Helping Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Valemount and Area
    Valemount, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #58089 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #95589 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A traverse back over to Swift Mountain Rd for a quick return up the mountain for a ride back to the Bike Park staging area via Old Swift Creek (cross back over the bridge) or for a second run down the North side of Old Swift Creek.

Access Info

As you descend the final 250m of Old Swift Creek on the bluff, watch for a small sign with a left fork.

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More Stats for 2nd Helping mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    22 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,857 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,879 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,857 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,877 ft
  • Grade
    6.6%
  • Grade min
    11.1%
  • Distance climb
    256 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:25
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Status:
on Apr 23, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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      2nd Helping Trail Reports

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      Apr 23, 2017 @ 6:03pm
      Apr 23, 2017
      Trail is clear and dry from Old Swift Creek to Swift Mountain Road.
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 103 rides
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