1 miles
Distance
36 ft
Climb
-778 ft
Descent
00:08:11
Avg time

Blue Matador Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Morrissey Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #32211 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Mellow very and flowy ride, all the other trails round here are pretty hardcore, so make sure you're on the right one. Lots of baby jumps and features. rideable with kids.

Access Info

Ride or drive up the shuttle road until the start of Three Kings (look at the map for which road switchback to stop at). Take the left hand fork to get on Blue Mat (Three Kings goes right).

More Stats for Blue Matador bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -741 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,472 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,213 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,213 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,472 ft
  • Grade
    -10.236%
  • Grade max
    -33.313%
  • Grade min
    25.319%
  • Distance climb
    429 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    364 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:11
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Status:
on Aug 1, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Blue Matador Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 11:28am
      Aug 1, 2019
      Tree down 170m into first section after it leaves Three Kings. Come up fast. Sorry didn't have my hand saw.
      Jun 26, 2019 @ 9:35am
      Jun 26, 2019
      Jun 4, 2018 @ 10:02am
      Jun 4, 2018
      Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Sep 15, 2017
      reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
      Sep 4, 2017
      reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 54 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 136 rides
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      Photos

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      134 |
      Aug 17, 2016 @ 11:43am
      Aug 17, 2016

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