450 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-162 ft
Descent
00:00:45
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Morrissey Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #14864 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is the steepest and toughest section of 48 Hours. Steep and rutted. Place nuts (or female equivalent) on back tire, pull on max braking and surf down the dirt, praying you don't pick up too much speed. Many will take the easier options to the left.

Access Info

You'll know when you've got to it as there is a trail junction, and the one to the right has a sign on it that used to say Kootenay Canal, but someone has kindly removed the "C"....

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 48 Hours Steep (Kootenay Canal) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -159 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,323 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,483 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,483 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,323 ft
  • Grade
    -35.387%
  • Grade max
    -60.751%
  • Grade min
    -5.217%
  • Distance climb
    17 ft
  • Distance down
    433 ft
  • Avg time
    00:00:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:56
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Status:
on Jul 9, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (4 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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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

  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to 48-hours-steep-kootenay-canal trailhead (49.454920, -115.023490)
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      48 Hours Steep... Trail Reports

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      Jul 9, 2020 @ 9:41am
      Jul 9, 2020
      May 30, 2020 @ 8:09am
      May 30, 2020
      May 11, 2020 @ 10:12pm
      May 11, 2020
      All trees cleared in the steeps. Keep an eye on last bit of snow.
      Jun 1, 2019 @ 8:30am
      Jun 1, 2019
      Jun 4, 2018 @ 10:02am
      Jun 4, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 77 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 103 rides
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