2,900 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-15 ft
Descent
00:04:08
Avg time

Alvin's Approach Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #83793 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Well Tracked connector to link to West End. Named after Alvin M who was one of the original gang to mow a path for walkers

Access Info

SW OLRA west gate or from Wooflands or Frozen Yogurt

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

Disclaimer

ALL TRAILS ARE USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

More Stats for Alvin's Approach bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,635 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,648 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,645 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,644 ft
  • Grade
    -0.057%
  • Grade max
    -1.597%
  • Grade min
    2.146%
  • Distance climb
    1,572 ft
  • Distance down
    1,281 ft
  • Distance flat
    48 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:08
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Status:
on Mar 11, 2019
Snow Groomed
Avg: 3 (1 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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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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      Alvin's Approach Trail Reports

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      Mar 11, 2019 @ 11:14am
      Mar 11, 2019
      reporter Machine groomed March 9, 2019 - hard packed and riding great. Try to ride in colder temps of morning and evening to preserve trails as weather...
      Mar 6, 2019 @ 10:10am
      Mar 6, 2019
      reporter machine groomed March 3
      Feb 21, 2019 @ 6:57am
      Feb 21, 2019
      reporter Machine groomed Feb 20
      Feb 13, 2019 @ 10:26am
      Feb 13, 2019
      reporter Machine groomed Feb 11,2019 - firm superb conditions exist
      Feb 5, 2019 @ 2:38pm
      Feb 5, 2019
      reporter Machine groomed Feb 2,2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 15 rides
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      Photos

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      19 |
      Mar 14, 2018 @ 2:33pm
      Mar 14, 2018
      Alvin's Approach, Saskatoon
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      Mar 14, 2018 @ 2:16pm
      Mar 14, 2018
      Alvin's Approach, Saskatoon
      19 |
      Mar 14, 2018 @ 2:15pm
      Mar 14, 2018
      Alvin's Approach, My City

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