Riding AreaXat'sull - Soda Creek
McLeese Lake, British Columbia
Bike TypeAM, XC, Fat
Trail UsageBiking Primary
DirectionBoth DirectionsPopular direction shown
TTFs on TrailBerm, Bridge
Land ManagerXats'ull First Nation
One of the longer XC trails in the Interior. Built by the Soda Creek First Nation's trail crew with "First Journey Trails" (Trail Crew Foreman: Mitch Forbes, Chris Purdy, Jeremy Stowards) in 2017. This bi-directional trail has long climbs and long descents showcasing unique terrain features. Construction of a climbing line from the heritage village to the Soda Creek trailhead at Highway 97, has begun in 2017 and is scheduled for completion in the Spring of 2018.
Trail is now OPEN
Southern trail head will be at the Soda Creek's Whispering Willow Camp Site, located at Deep Creek, BC. The northern trailhead is at the Soda Creek Emporium, the main network access point.
No parking available at the Band Office on Mountain House Road.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Deep Blue Soda (Xats'ull XC) bike trail
Altitude change338 ft
Altitude min2,307 ft
Altitude max3,064 ft
Altitude start2,307 ft
Altitude end2,645 ft
Distance climb5 miles
Distance down5 miles
Distance flat1 miles
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Deep Blue Soda... Trail Reports
Sep 23, 2018 @ 2:08pmSep 23, 2018
|reporter Trail is in great condition from Lynx Creek Rd to the Heritage Village. Only one tree down on the top plateau near powerline.|
Sep 12, 2018 @ 10:05amSep 12, 2018
|reporter Be sure to navigate this trail with Trailforks. Fast growing vegetation makes this a challenging trail from a maintenance perspective. We keep...|
Aug 31, 2018 @ 8:15pmAug 31, 2018
|Great trail, two trees down along it's entire length. Cow patties here and there and some spots are hard to navigate with lots of newly sprouted...|
Aug 8, 2018 @ 4:41pmAug 8, 2018
|reporter The crew from the Soda creek band did some weed control ,in high Veg. areas and added more signage. go ride it|
Jul 8, 2018 @ 12:27pmJul 8, 2018
|Needs more signage as it is getting grown over and missed the bridge over Lynn creek|
Routes with this trail
|Xatsull XC - Deep Creek to Heritage Village||13 miles|
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