1 mile
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-519 ft
Descent
00:18:09
Avg time

Bluff Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Macpherson
    Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #35442 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

Some challenging rooty climbs and drops with great views of Begbie Creek. Watch for hiking traffic.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bluff mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -406 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,652 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,057 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,057 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,652 ft
  • Grade
    -6.121%
  • Grade max
    -25.659%
  • Grade min
    16.642%
  • Distance climb
    1,219 ft
  • Distance down
    5,239 ft
  • Distance flat
    167 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:55
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2020
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.3 (10 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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      Bluff Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 10:14am
      Nov 17, 2020
      reporter
      May 9, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      May 9, 2020
      First quarter or so still snowcovered...
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 5:01pm
      Apr 28, 2020
      Ran down from Backside and surprised by the amount of snow still on the trail given the conditions found elsewhere on lower Macpherson. Probably...
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 8:54pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      Deadly plants on trials
      Apr 15, 2019 @ 7:42pm
      Apr 15, 2019
      Rideable - snow is all clear on the second half when entering from backside. I’d you are unfamiliar with this trail, be aware that there are...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 158 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Aug 16, 2020 @ 8:02pm
      Aug 16, 2020
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      Aug 16, 2020 @ 8:02pm
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      8 |
      Aug 16, 2020 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 16, 2020
      16 |
      May 9, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      May 9, 2020

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Tip to Tip
      17 miles
      Begbie Falls Classic
      5 miles

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