1,637 ft
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-235 ft
Descent
00:02:32
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont / Fernie Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #638 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fun run down into town, including a crazy over the trail loop.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Broken Hip aka Space Unicorn bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -222 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,405 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,628 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,628 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,405 ft
  • Grade
    -13.585%
  • Grade max
    -52.703%
  • Grade min
    11.605%
  • Distance climb
    236 ft
  • Distance down
    1,330 ft
  • Distance flat
    71 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:30
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Status:
on Sep 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (15 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not 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
  • 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
      Directions to broken-hip-aka-space-unicorn trailhead (49.501050, -115.044660)
      update trails status or condition

      Broken Hip aka... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 8:29am
      Sep 13, 2019
      Certain trails in Ridgemont have reopened, from Sidewinder and Cemetery Bypass traiheads up to 4 corners (junction of Deadfall and Broken...
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 8:28am
      Sep 13, 2019
      Certain trails in Ridgemont have reopened, from Sidewinder and Cemetery Bypass traiheads up to 4 corners (junction of Deadfall and Broken...
      May 17, 2019 @ 4:15pm
      May 17, 2019
      reporter Closed for annual maintenance - please observe to keep trail builders safe.
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 11:08am
      Oct 9, 2018
      reporter Closed for Wildfire Mitigation
      Jul 5, 2018 @ 12:51pm
      Jul 5, 2018
      Keep an eye on your speed for the last rollers/jumps before you pop out onto the road, they have destroyed quite a few uninitiated riders.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 67 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,699 rides
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      Photos

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      42 |
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 4:36pm
      Aug 30, 2018
      48 |
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 4:15pm
      Aug 30, 2018
      79 |
      Aug 29, 2018 @ 3:34pm
      Aug 29, 2018
      97 |
      Oct 20, 2017 @ 11:32am
      Oct 20, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Gear Hub's Recommendation
      5 miles
      Ride with Mum
      5 miles
      2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
      20 miles
      Low Roller AM
      13 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag firetk (Jul 4, 2017 at 11:59)
       The last three jumps on the trail are very poorly designed. Please take cation as I've seen 2 people taken to the hospital on one day so far.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag ridefernie (Oct 13, 2018 at 17:37)
       Broken vortex space unicorn hip is a fun trail, but I would recommend changing the name of it again.
      [Reply]

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      Vortex - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
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