5 miles
Distance
434 ft
Climb
-1,929 ft
Descent
00:36:20
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Fairly High Trail

Fairly High Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Giveout and Gold Creek
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #12283 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager

New buff, flowy cross-country. Spin past scenic views and through mossy woods. Will keep growing and extending back towards the southern end of the Giveout Creek FSR for next few years to come.

Access Info

Drive 6 km up Giveout Creek FSR to the 6 km spur then ride approximately 250 metres up the spur to the Fairly High terminus OR drive approximately 10 km up Giveout Creek FSR to Morning Mountain / Upper Bottoms parking OR drive to Morning Mountain parking and ride up Bottoms Up and Upper Bottoms. Fairly High starts across the road from Upper Bottoms.

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More Stats for Fairly High bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,494 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,840 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,389 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,334 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,840 ft
  • Grade
    -5.691%
  • Grade max
    -49.261%
  • Grade min
    30.141%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    428 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:08
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Status:
on Oct 26, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (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
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  • Both Directions
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
      Directions to fairly-high trailhead (49.472990, -117.339640)
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      Fairly High Trail Reports

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      Oct 26, 2019 @ 2:50pm
      Oct 26, 2019
      Some softer wetter sections but mostly great.
      Sep 24, 2019 @ 6:01pm
      Sep 24, 2019
      A few small puddles but mostly great
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Aug 10, 2019
      Cleared a couple of trees from the section below Give Out. All good top to bottom again.
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 11:03am
      Jul 22, 2019
      Awesome trail, love the scenery and bridges, etc
      Jun 18, 2019 @ 4:50pm
      Jun 18, 2019
      All clear and good fun ride. Two way trail so be aware.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 133 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 161 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 24, 2019 @ 10:16pm
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      May 20, 2019 @ 4:58pm
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      May 20, 2019 @ 4:58pm
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      May 20, 2019 @ 4:58pm
      May 20, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Twowheelsforever (Aug 1, 2019 at 11:14)
       As a descender, the lower half is more fun, pumpy fast blue square with bermed corners. Kinda boring who like tech gnar
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