861 ft
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-33 ft
Descent
00:08:22
Avg time

Explorer Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Silver Star Mountain Resort
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Summer
  • Global Ranking
    #50622 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager

This beginner XC and DH trail is a 500m loop located right outside the Silver Star village. Great for kids and beginners as well as run-bikes this is the perfect place to take that beginner rider.

Access Info

Right next to Bike Patrol near RV/Camping lot. Head under the large wooden Nordic arch and immediately after the first switchback, look for the sign post on the right.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Explorer Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,183 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,206 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,204 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,206 ft
  • Grade
    0.237%
  • Grade max
    -14.807%
  • Grade min
    18.868%
  • Distance climb
    435 ft
  • Distance down
    309 ft
  • Distance flat
    117 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:48:48
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Status:
on Jan 4, 2019
Snow Packed
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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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  • > 80%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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

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  • 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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      Explorer Loop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 9:31am
      Jan 4, 2019
      trail was open for fat bikes.
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 10:00am
      Jun 22, 2018
      Sep 18, 2017 @ 7:45am
      Sep 18, 2017
      Thanks for the great season, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. It's now time to take advantage of the rest of the trail Vernon has...
      Jul 13, 2017 @ 10:25am
      Jul 13, 2017
      view all reports »

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      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 52 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 387 rides
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