3 miles
Distance
563 ft
Climb
-1,221 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Elbow Pass Details

  • Riding area
    Big Creek Provincial Park
    My City, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #2807
  • Land Manager

River crossing can be problematic during periods of high water. Trail can be tough to follow in lower forest and through marsh near Big Creek.

As with all BC Parks trails, ride this trail with caution and be ready to dismount for horses and give way to hikers or other riders.

NOTE: At the request of Parks, please do not post times to the leader board for this or any Parks trail. Respect this wish and help ensure the experience of riding in the South Chilcotins will be available for years to come.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Elbow Pass mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -658 ft
  • Altitude min
    1 miles
  • Altitude start
    1 miles
  • Altitude end
    1 miles
  • Grade
    -3.784%
  • Grade max
    -55.829%
  • Grade min
    310.617%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    295 ft
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Status:
on Jul 16, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Elbow Pass Trail Reports

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Jul 16, 2017 @ 9:09pm
Jul 16, 2017
Closed due to fire hazard
Jun 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm
Jun 11, 2017
May 31, 2017 @ 6:22am
May 31, 2017
Dec 11, 2016 @ 6:00pm
Dec 11, 2016
Aug 4, 2016 @ 12:30pm
Aug 4, 2016
Trail is in good shape. There is a log jam over Grant Creek so you can avoid getting your feet wet here. The alpine section between the 2...
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Jan 18, 2017 @ 9:22am
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Aug 10, 2016 @ 9:49am
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Nov 15, 2015 @ 2:47pm
Nov 15, 2015
Elbow Pass, Squamish

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag CraigHinCA (Aug 4, 2016 at 13:36)
 Pro tip: Make sure you pick up the trail on the East shore of Big Creek after you cross. Bushwhacking through the swamps, ponds, meadows and tree belts below the pass can take hours and burn up a ton of energy. Make sure you have a good GPS track of the actual trail.
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