1 miles
Distance
96 ft
Climb
-719 ft
Descent
00:17:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Down Tube Trail

Down Tube Details

  • Riding Area
    Terrace
    Terrace, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Downtube
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13383 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Recreation Sites and Trails BC

Berms and rock slabs. Off camber corners in clay section below Hatchet Boy are slippery when wet.

Access Info

Access from Flathead or from T2/Flathead

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Down Tube bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -623 ft
  • Altitude min
    349 ft
  • Altitude max
    972 ft
  • Altitude start
    972 ft
  • Altitude end
    349 ft
  • Grade
    -11.112%
  • Grade max
    -55.168%
  • Grade min
    20.885%
  • Distance climb
    1,076 ft
  • Distance down
    4,197 ft
  • Distance flat
    333 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:12
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Status:
on Nov 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (6 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
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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      Down Tube Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 16, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Nov 16, 2018
      Raking from Hatchet Boy down to Kitselas road should be finished this weekend. Warren Copeland cleared the leaves off the trail above Hatchet Boy...
      May 1, 2018 @ 10:21pm
      May 1, 2018
      reporter Down Tube is all clear! Thanks to the awesome vollunteers for raking the last section from Hatchet Boy down to Kitselas and for bucking out the...
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 9:08pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      reporter This week's temp has dried Downtube right out. It's been raked and is pretty much hero dirt all the way to the Hatchet Boy junction. The corners...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 8:13pm
      Apr 22, 2018
      reporter This trail will be susceptible to damage this week. Please try not to ride it until after this weekend.
      Oct 25, 2017 @ 8:49pm
      Oct 25, 2017
      Walked downtube and hatchet boy with the leaf blower today and trail is clear. Need minor raking on wet drainage areas
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 56 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 147 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Oct 25, 2017 @ 2:14pm
      Oct 25, 2017
      Down Tube, Terrace
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      Apr 4, 2017 @ 12:47pm
      Apr 4, 2017
      Down Tube, Terrace
      276 |
      Jun 12, 2016 @ 12:09am
      Jun 12, 2016
      Down Tube, Terrace
      223 |
      Jun 12, 2016 @ 12:07am
      Jun 12, 2016
      Down Tube, Terrace

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag InvisibleMike (Jul 28, 2017 at 20:14)
       A really fun and well built trail, but way, WAY over rated in terms of difficulty. More like a blue with a couple optional black bits...
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag aleksa TORCA (Aug 1, 2017 at 8:43)
       Agreed. I think it was rated black before a bunch of work was done to it. I'll look into changing the status.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag tmoore (Aug 2, 2017 at 7:18)
       Thanks Aleksa, there is only one mandatory black bit left - immediately above the optional steep roll down.
      [Reply]

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