1 miles
Distance
447 ft
Climb
-585 ft
Descent
2,164 ft
High Point
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Back In Black Details

  • Riding area
    The Bluff Receation Area
    Smithers, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May - September
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

The bluff's most technical XC trail, access from Meanstreak to start. Ups and downs, rocks and roots. Access from Nervous Shakedown as well (most popular direction is to exit counter-clockwise towards Meanstreak rather than climbing back up in the normal clock-wise direction). Nice view on northern most highpoint.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Back In Black mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,952 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,090 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,952 ft
  • Grade
    -1.797%
  • Grade max
    -41.093%
  • Grade min
    33.699%
  • Distance climb
    3,172 ft
  • Distance down
    4,028 ft
  • Distance flat
    507 ft
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:57
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Status:
on May 17, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to back-in-black trailhead (54.759290, -127.181010)
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Back In Black Trail Reports

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May 17, 2018 @ 6:30pm
May 17, 2018
Four more trees cleared. Stump that ripped up the trail remains. Jeff
May 16, 2018 @ 7:16pm
May 16, 2018
Almost 20 trees cleared. Multiple snags and deadfall remain. Trail is wet in South side of dahlie Creek. Trail remains closed. Jeff
May 6, 2018 @ 6:12pm
May 6, 2018
reporter Not yet cleared, too wet to ride.
Apr 27, 2018 @ 3:21pm
Apr 27, 2018
reporter Trails are still partially snow covered - please stay off wet and muddy trails to protect them from damage!
Apr 24, 2018 @ 4:22pm
Apr 24, 2018
reporter All trails are snow covered - use caution during melt period when trails will transition to mud - stay off wet and muddy trails!
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