3,826 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-957 ft
Descent
00:06:45
Avg time

Drifter Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Salmo Ski Area
    Salmo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    3 season
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6519 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 35 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Classic Cedar/Hemlock DH trail.

Access Info

Climb either Sunset east or west then take Sunrise trail to link up to Drifter trail at the top of the ski hill

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Drifter mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -953 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,287 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,240 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,287 ft
  • Grade
    -24.903%
  • Grade max
    -50.581%
  • Grade min
    5.764%
  • Distance climb
    128 ft
  • Distance down
    3,610 ft
  • Distance flat
    88 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:15
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Status:
on May 8, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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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Radar Time
      Directions to drifter-41753 trailhead (49.175940, -117.300580)
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      Drifter Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 8, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      May 8, 2021
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 12:33pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 3:30pm
      Jun 28, 2020
      Cleared a downed tree toward the bottom. All clear again.
      May 14, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      May 14, 2020
      reporter Clear top to bottom. Bit of dirt work on progress here and there but won’t impact your ride.
      Apr 27, 2020 @ 7:27am
      Apr 27, 2020
      reporter Clear from the entrance of sunset east down to road.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 157 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 5, 2017 @ 9:44pm
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      168 |
      Jun 5, 2017 @ 9:44pm
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      192 |
      Jun 5, 2017 @ 9:44pm
      Jun 5, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Salmo Virtual Funduro race
      9 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      bramski (Jun 12, 2019 at 8:22)
       Sweet steep steep forest loam. Definitely some sections to cool your brakes, one committing steep line somewhere in the middle and some big compression areas toward the bottom.
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      Videos

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      4:01 | 145 | Jun 21, 2020 , Salmo
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