Back Door Details
Built by the expert craftsman and generally skilled dude, Chris Masters, this 6 year project was completed in 2011 and opened up a whole new style of building in the region. Chris was instrumental in building the new Snakes and Ladders trail in 2012, and Backdoor provides some insight into why it turned out so well.
Starting about 450m from the start of Snakes and Ladders you'll turn left onto the line. It starts with a long all mountain section that climbs to a high point just before the Ravin crossing. You can either ditch here and turn right on Ravin and hook up with the south part of the network, or get your serious all mountain on and enjoy this freeride journey. With progressive jumps and natural transitions this flowy trail will leave you grinning ear to ear. After you cross Booga Wooga (the last bail out) you descend down a steep section to finish it off.
This trail is best shuttled as you are far down the River Valley when you're done. To shuttle, drive past the dump off Mackenzie avenue and just after the transfer station you'll see a gravel road continuing downhill. After crossing a sketchy bridge the road continues straight and turns right to the parking lot at bottom of the hill, where the trail ends.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Back Door mountain bike trail
Altitude change-1,586 ft
Altitude min1,622 ft
Altitude max3,209 ft
Altitude start3,209 ft
Altitude end1,622 ft
Distance climb1 miles
Distance down3 miles
Distance flat2,578 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Back Door Trail Reports
Jul 29, 2018 @ 7:16amJul 29, 2018
Oct 29, 2017 @ 3:05pmOct 29, 2017
|3 trees down on the trail requiring a power saw to remove. Numerous small trees removed by hand.|
Sep 26, 2017 @ 11:19pmSep 26, 2017
|Tree blocking trail cleared. Thanks .|
Sep 17, 2017 @ 5:09pmSep 17, 2017
|Large tree down across trail, blocking trail about 1.6 km from the Snakes and Ladders trailhead or 1.1 km along Back Door.|
Jun 20, 2017 @ 8:17amJun 20, 2017
|the wash out has been cleared out and is RIDEable!|
Routes with this trail
|Williams Lake | 2017 MEC BC Enduro Series race||30 miles|
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