5 miles
Distance
1,045 ft
Climb
-1,077 ft
Descent
01:12:48
Avg time

Altitude XC Details

  • Riding Area
    Sun Peaks Resort
    Sun Peaks, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #30724 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

High alpine single track starting at the top of the Bike Park and traversing through forests and alpine meadows, along the ridge to Tod Lake, just below the summit of Tod Mountain. From Tod Lake, the trail continues the loop back to the top of the Sunburst trail. Recommended direction of travel is clockwise.

Bike Park

More Stats for Altitude XC bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -32 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,033 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,591 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,065 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,033 ft
  • Grade
    -0.122%
  • Grade max
    -38.583%
  • Grade min
    42.936%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,202 ft
  • Avg time
    01:12:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:11
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Status:
on Aug 31, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (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
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
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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
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      Altitude XC Trail Reports

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      Aug 31, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Aug 31, 2018
      Wicked good riding. As others have mentioned, grab a map or make sure you have trailforks running. Take the well worn trails, there are a couple...
      Aug 5, 2017 @ 4:30pm
      Aug 5, 2017
      Jul 30, 2017 @ 7:11pm
      Jul 30, 2017
      The lady at the desk said signage has been improved, but this trail is still missing key signs at very important forks. Follow Hike #7 all the way...
      Jul 28, 2017 @ 1:17pm
      Jul 28, 2017
      Trail is in good shape. Signage is poor, make sure you grab a map and know which hiking trails Altitude follows.
      Jul 22, 2017 @ 9:48am
      Jul 22, 2017
      Great riding. Mostly dry with a couple of wet spots in low lying areas.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      May 31, 2018 @ 10:51am
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      Sep 18, 2017 @ 11:08am
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      Sep 18, 2017 @ 11:08am
      Sep 18, 2017

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      PB News Articles

      Jun 4, 2018
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      Jan 13, 2018
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag petrbasel (May 7, 2018 at 17:45)
       Great ride with awesome views ! !!! Loved it , and it links back to bikepark trails
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      Altitude: Alpine XC Trail at Sun Peaks
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