4,559 ft
Distance
176 ft
Climb
-127 ft
Descent
00:16:14
Avg time

Emerald Forest Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Whistler Village
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #30590 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Resort Municipality of Whistler

A great intermediate trail with some moderate technical riding. Try Emerald Forest 2 for more challenge.

More Stats for Emerald Forest bike trail
  • Altitude change
    49 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,113 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,227 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,113 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,162 ft
  • Grade
    1.079%
  • Grade max
    -18.068%
  • Grade min
    25.241%
  • Distance climb
    2,056 ft
  • Distance down
    1,721 ft
  • Distance flat
    748 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:27
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Status:
on Aug 31, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.2 (9 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 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 Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Emerald Forest Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 185 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 604 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      121 |
      Jul 30, 2017 @ 3:25pm
      Jul 30, 2017
      182 |
      Nov 16, 2016 @ 3:48pm
      Nov 16, 2016
      230 |
      Nov 16, 2016 @ 3:48pm
      Nov 16, 2016
      204 |
      Nov 16, 2016 @ 3:47pm
      Nov 16, 2016

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag diegorides (Jul 15, 2018 at 23:18)
       very fun trail. ride from valley trail near alta lake road and its more fun. from near lorimer is good too, but more climbing. trails has lots of roots and rocks. very fun, very techy, flowy sections too.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag BrioHouseWhistler (Sep 8, 2018 at 15:18)
       Large tree down across path between the two sections that have ramps / drop off
      [Reply]

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