5 miles
Distance
719 ft
Climb
-2,306 ft
Descent
00:40:21
Avg time

Back Door Details

  • Riding Area
    Westsyde
    Williams Lake, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #15538 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,586 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,622 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,209 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,209 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,622 ft
  • Grade
    -6.675%
  • Grade max
    -185.163%
  • Grade min
    131.758%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,578 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:21
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Status:
on Jul 29, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to back-door-31003 trailhead (52.113380, -122.210810)
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Back Door Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 29, 2018 @ 7:16am
Jul 29, 2018
Oct 29, 2017 @ 3:05pm
Oct 29, 2017
3 trees down on the trail requiring a power saw to remove. Numerous small trees removed by hand.
Sep 26, 2017 @ 11:19pm
Sep 26, 2017
Tree blocking trail cleared. Thanks .
Sep 17, 2017 @ 5:09pm
Sep 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 @ 8:17am
Jun 20, 2017
the wash out has been cleared out and is RIDEable!
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Routes with this trail

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Williams Lake | 2017 MEC BC Enduro Series race
30 miles

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