1 miles
Distance
411 ft
Climb
-233 ft
Descent
3,612 ft
High Point

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Fernie
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is the Section of the Coal Discovery Trail closest to Fernie. It's undetermined what the trail looks like now, as large chunks have been logged and may have been overrun by logging roads. The Trail is currently closed for logging.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Coal Discovery Trail - Big Trouble to Fernie bike trail
  • Altitude change
    178 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,421 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,434 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,612 ft
  • Grade
    2.466%
  • Grade max
    -31.897%
  • Grade min
    30.773%
  • Distance climb
    4,598 ft
  • Distance down
    2,510 ft
  • Distance flat
    116 ft
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2019
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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%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • > 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Coal Discovery... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 10:39am
      Jul 31, 2019
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 7:10am
      Jun 24, 2019
      Trail is closed due to logging activity. Even when logging is complete, large sections of the trail are likely overrun by new logging roads.
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