1,010 ft
Distance
184 ft
Climb
-1 ft
Descent
00:03:40
Avg time

Balsam Root Details

  • Riding area
    Kenna Cartwright Park
    Kamloops, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    City of Kamloops Nature Park

A main climbing route to gain some elevation which then lets you ride either the south facing "front side" by taking Saskatoon or the north facing "back side" by taking Lichen Traverse. Most mortals don't bother climbing the last pitch up to the Tower Road, but you go for it for extra boss points!

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More Stats for Balsam Root mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    183 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,558 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,741 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,558 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,741 ft
  • Grade
    18.133%
  • Grade max
    -2.806%
  • Grade min
    35.249%
  • Distance climb
    972 ft
  • Distance down
    16 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:04
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Status:
on Jul 25, 2017
Very Dry
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Balsam Root Trail Reports

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Jul 25, 2017 @ 4:08pm
23 hours
Open again now but very dry and very high fire risk.
Jul 9, 2017 @ 3:37pm
Jul 9, 2017
Closed by City of Kamloops due to Fire Hazard until further notice
Mar 31, 2017 @ 9:51pm
Mar 31, 2017
Snow free and spring thaw finished except for minor patches - good to go!
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:32am
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Balsam Root, Kamloops
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:31am
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Balsam Root, Kamloops
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:31am
May 21, 2016
Balsam Root, Kamloops

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