4,221 ft
Distance
61 ft
Climb
-343 ft
Descent
00:05:59
Avg time

Ale Trail to Town Details

  • Riding Area
    Valemount Bike Park
    Valemount, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    May -Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12482 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Designed to be an "out" trail from the Valemount Bike Park back to the town center, this trail can be enjoyed in both directions. Smooth and flowy.

Access Info

Access from town (via Larch street) to climb to the staging area or descend via the "Climb out or Ride in" trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ale Trail to Town bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -282 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,604 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,885 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,885 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,604 ft
  • Grade
    -6.673%
  • Grade max
    -34.701%
  • Grade min
    22.456%
  • Distance climb
    953 ft
  • Distance down
    3,039 ft
  • Distance flat
    229 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:12
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Status:
on Apr 12, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • 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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      Ale Trail to Town Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 12, 2019 @ 9:19am
      Apr 12, 2019
      reporter Early season riding. Please be gentle
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 9:29am
      Mar 28, 2019
      reporter
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 9:25am
      Mar 28, 2019
      reporter
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:22pm
      Jul 9, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 88 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Aug 6, 2016 @ 3:49pm
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      Aug 6, 2016 @ 3:49pm
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      34 |
      Aug 5, 2016 @ 2:56pm
      Aug 5, 2016

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag maroha (Aug 14, 2017 at 8:57)
       I rode this trail on Saturday August 12th, 2017. The trail was in good shape. Really fun trail with small technical aspects and nice flowy downhill parts. Great ride overall. Would ride again.
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