2 miles
Distance
334 ft
Climb
-2,295 ft
Descent
00:25:19
Avg time

Big Money Details

  • Riding area
    Ridgemont / Fernie Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #5814

Dropping off the ridge viewpoint, narrow traversing singletrak warms you up with some switchback turns that have a looseness that hint at things to come. Soon the track gives up on that traversing nonsense and heads downward in earnest. Steep and loose, you point and shoot from one dust and loam filled catch corner to another. Brakes and riders both end up making noises. This would be one of the most popular trails in the area if it didn't suck the life out of you to get to the trailhead.

Access Info

Up the Ridgemont Road to Upper Bear Chutes. Climb Bear Chutes to the trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Money mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,961 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,766 ft
  • Altitude max
    1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1 miles
  • Altitude end
    3,766 ft
  • Grade
    -16.464%
  • Grade max
    -64.457%
  • Grade min
    62.027%
  • Distance climb
    1,955 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    890 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:47
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Status:
on Jul 11, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (7 votes)

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Big Money Trail Reports

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Jul 11, 2017 @ 2:56pm
Jul 11, 2017
Jun 26, 2017 @ 3:46pm
Jun 26, 2017
Jun 21, 2017 @ 10:41pm
Jun 21, 2017
reporter Perfect.
Jun 20, 2017 @ 9:50am
Jun 20, 2017
Good conditions the whole way down on yesterdays ride. June 19th.
Jun 15, 2017 @ 4:28pm
Jun 15, 2017
Little patch of snow 100 m down. Easy to ride through
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Kilaeua (Aug 23, 2016 at 16:18)
 Steep fun!
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