3,304 ft
Distance
249 ft
Climb
-279 ft
Descent
00:12:36
Avg time

Border Patrol Details

  • Riding Area
    Alice Lake & Highlands
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #25367 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A very old trail with many steep ups and downs. Very technical, and the climbs are difficult to clean. There are some nice slabs on the trail. You won’t get your flow here, but it can be rewarding.
Provides the egress to Marc My Word.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Border Patrol bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -30 ft
  • Altitude min
    773 ft
  • Altitude max
    916 ft
  • Altitude start
    803 ft
  • Altitude end
    773 ft
  • Grade max
    -33.116%
  • Grade min
    36.14%
  • Distance climb
    1,315 ft
  • Distance down
    1,876 ft
  • Distance flat
    113 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:40
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Status:
on Nov 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.15 (20 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Border Patrol Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 22, 2018 @ 7:31am
      Nov 22, 2018
      When it is nice out this is a good trail for people who appreciate punchy climbs and a few steep descents. This is an old school trail that hasn't...
      Oct 8, 2018 @ 1:21pm
      Oct 8, 2018
      Aug 15, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Aug 15, 2018
      Not much of a trail IMHO. One cool rock outcropping, some unrideable bits, overgrown and not much else. Other much more fun trails in the area.
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:29am
      Aug 14, 2018
      overgrown
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 10:34pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      If it's your first time on this expect a bit of an adventure. Two fun slabs with a whole lot of garbage in between. Certainly feels like it climbs...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 11 miles avg distance
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag dosagushi (Mar 26, 2015 at 16:47)
       rode this July 2014, definitely could use some attention.
      looked like we were the first on the trail in quite some time.....
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag adamr1 (Jul 30, 2015 at 18:37)
       Rode this July 2015, very steep climb, spent most of the time walking my bike. No big features just very steep climb on a narrow trail!
      [Reply]

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