1 mile
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-456 ft
Descent
00:08:30
Avg time

Black Tower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    B&K
    Roberts Creek, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #12356 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

Fun down hill run. Also, good for climbing up to avoid the dust road in the summer.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Black Tower mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -443 ft
  • Altitude min
    579 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,022 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,022 ft
  • Altitude end
    579 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.17%
  • Grade min
    8.854%
  • Distance climb
    342 ft
  • Distance down
    4,955 ft
  • Distance flat
    266 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:25
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Status:
on Oct 2, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.1 (25 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Black Tower Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 2, 2020 @ 10:26am
      Oct 2, 2020
      Aug 31, 2020 @ 11:20am
      Aug 31, 2020
      Recent rain has added a touch of tacky. Good fun.
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 2:10pm
      Aug 12, 2020
      A little dry, washouts can happen if you're not careful
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 1:57pm
      Jul 24, 2020
      muddy sections are dry
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 2:06pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 10 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 235 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 677 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      29 |
      May 29, 2020 @ 12:27pm
      May 29, 2020

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Juldav (Apr 3, 2020 at 13:49)
       Good horse riding trail.
      Remember, leave no horse pooh on trails!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag xj6response (Oct 12, 2020 at 15:36)
       excellent run is to ride up via winter route then bomb your way back down the summer route. Fall rains are creating some big puddles and muddy sections but most of the trail is pure fun.
      [Reply]

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      The boys bang down black tower Oct 15, 2019
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