2 miles
Distance
867 ft
Climb
-317 ft
Descent
00:20:56
Avg time

Alpha Details

  • Riding Area
    Silvan Forest
    Richmond
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14947 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The main climbing track in the Silvan MTB park. Links up to many down only tracks. Easy gradient that takes you right to the ridge line. The further you climb the harder it gets. Can be ridden in reverse direction but caution required and give way to those coming up.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Alpha bike trail
  • Altitude change
    550 ft
  • Altitude min
    236 ft
  • Altitude max
    786 ft
  • Altitude start
    236 ft
  • Altitude end
    786 ft
  • Grade
    6.149%
  • Grade max
    -45.393%
  • Grade min
    55.775%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3,120 ft
  • Distance flat
    115 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:56
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:00
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Status:
on Mar 31, 2019
Avg: 4.15 (8 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
      Directions to alpha trailhead (-41.348610, 173.214240)
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      Alpha Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 31, 2019 @ 9:00pm
      Mar 31, 2019
      Jan 26, 2019 @ 9:00pm
      Jan 26, 2019
      reporter Silvan Forest closed for pine harvesting
      Nov 30, 2018 @ 12:00pm
      Nov 30, 2018
      May 23, 2018 @ 11:19am
      May 23, 2018
      reporter Closed for pine harvest until further notice
      Mar 1, 2018 @ 5:01pm
      Mar 1, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,366 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      7 |
      Feb 9, 2018 @ 4:12pm
      Feb 9, 2018
      10 |
      Feb 9, 2018 @ 4:12pm
      Feb 9, 2018
      92 |
      Jul 8, 2016 @ 2:20pm
      Jul 8, 2016

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