30 miles
Distance
2,132 ft
Climb
-4,289 ft
Descent
03:06:18
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Castlegar
    Castlegar, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    White
  • Trail type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

The portion of the Columbia & Western Rail Trail that drops from Paulson down to Castlegar.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for C&W Rail Trail - Paulson to Castlegar mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,157 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,462 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,066 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,647 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,491 ft
  • Grade max
    -55.065%
  • Grade min
    26.706%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    18 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    03:06:18
  • Avg reverse time
    03:38:17
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Status:
on Jul 22, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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C&W Rail... Trail Reports

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Jul 22, 2017 @ 6:03pm
Jul 22, 2017
This is a great ride. From Castlegar to Christina lake the trail is clear. Tunnels are in great shape. Thank you to all the workers who do a...
Jun 24, 2017 @ 2:48pm
Jun 24, 2017
Jul 13, 2016 @ 12:00pm
Jul 13, 2016
Heard from LBS Wildways that part of the Bulldog Tunnel at the south entrance had collapsed. Use caution.
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