2,786 ft
Distance
62 ft
Climb
-656 ft
Descent
00:02:55
Avg time

Blast Off Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Silver Star Bike Park
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #985 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

This trail starts in the village and will get your juices flowing. It is the ultimate warm up run to get you used to railing berms and having fun. It will take you to the bottom of the Comet Express like a luge ride.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Blast Off mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -595 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,485 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,137 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,137 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,542 ft
  • Grade
    -21.338%
  • Grade max
    -191.906%
  • Grade min
    15.85%
  • Distance climb
    697 ft
  • Distance down
    1,254 ft
  • Distance flat
    441 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:29
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2021
Avg: 4.05 (24 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Blast Off Trail Reports

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      Sep 29, 2021 @ 12:53pm
      Sep 29, 2021
      Thanks for a great summer of riding, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. For the safety of you and our staff please stay off the...
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 6:51am
      Sep 14, 2021
      Closed during the week, final bonus weekend is Sept 18-19.
      Aug 27, 2021 @ 12:22pm
      Aug 27, 2021
      Aug 17, 2021 @ 11:04am
      Aug 17, 2021
      Aug 15, 2021 @ 9:59am
      Aug 15, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 682 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,295 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 15, 2010 @ 7:42pm
      Oct 15, 2010
      3,875 |
      Sep 4, 2010 @ 6:43pm
      Sep 4, 2010
      | 16 comments
      151 |
      Jul 1, 2009 @ 9:58pm
      Jul 1, 2009

      Trail Lists

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      bboyshredder (Sep 3, 2019 at 11:13)
       very fun big berms good warm up.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      1mtblife (Aug 22, 2020 at 7:03)
       A good Warm up Trail
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      cam-rides-bikes (Oct 7, 2020 at 12:54)
       Really well built and maintained
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      Videos

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      Village to Lift | Blast Off
      4:33 | 15 | Nov 9, 2021 , Vernon
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      387 | Jul 20, 2016 , Vernon
      Post Race ride
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