10 miles
Distance
2,187 ft
Climb
-1,728 ft
Descent
01:55:37
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Quesnel
    Quesnel, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-November
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The Alexander MacKenzie Trail is a fast, flowy trail featuring short punchy climbs, many narrow ridge top sections and fast twisty sections through trees. This is an excellent early season trail as it is snow free usually in early April. The trail is a 30 km out and back that heads West along a bench through stands of Douglas fir, birch and aspen. The South-facing slopes are covered with cured pine grass, juniper and some very large fir veterans.

Access Info

The trail is located at the 42 km mark of the Blackwater Forest Service Road, which is just south of Prince George. (42 km past the Baldy Hughes Therapeutic Community).

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More Stats for Alexander MacKenzie Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    459 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,469 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,952 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,480 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,940 ft
  • Grade
    0.908%
  • Grade max
    -38.176%
  • Grade min
    43.855%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    01:55:37
  • Avg reverse time
    01:33:45
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on Apr 8, 2017
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Alexander... Trail Reports

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Apr 8, 2017 @ 12:00pm
Apr 8, 2017
10 of us rode the trail numerous sections very wet, rode 15km in on trail
Mar 28, 2017 @ 8:11pm
Mar 28, 2017
Almost all trees have been cleared off trail. a couple of logs down. Trail is icy from km 4-7 and a few icy patches elsewhere.
Oct 2, 2016 @ 6:42pm
Oct 2, 2016
Trail itself in very good shape. Downed trees are always a problem, but today there were 21 over the trail too big to move and requiring...
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Apr 18, 2017 @ 4:19pm
Apr 18, 2017
Alexander MacKenzie Trail
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Oct 2, 2016 @ 6:43pm
Oct 2, 2016
Alexander MacKenzie Trail
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Oct 2, 2016 @ 6:42pm
Oct 2, 2016
Alexander MacKenzie Trail
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Jun 23, 2014 @ 11:44am
Jun 23, 2014
Alexander MacKenzie Trail

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Alexander Mackenzie Trail 2017
58 | Mar 28, 2017 , Quesnel
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