3,018 ft
Distance
-346 ft
Descent
00:04:02
Avg time
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Femur Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Vedder Mountain
    Chilliwack, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #586 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4373 in E-Biking
    • #1168 in Trail Running
    • #12070 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    RSTBC

Super fun fast flowing trail. The first section features some loamy flats and dips in and around several ravines, downhill bikes will be a bit slower through the first section. The trail then gives way to a series of bermed corners and features sections with connecting berms to keep the flow going and is a great way to end off a lap on Vedder. There are two small steep shale chutes at the bottom, make sure you slow down. Exit carefully onto the road.

Access Info

This trail can be accessed by following Electric Lettuce into Mango Mango. Mango Mango exits onto an access road and the entrance to femur is directly across.

There is an alternate entrance that is more downhill friendly further down the trail after the first cross ditch, slow down or you might miss it. This entrance enter to your left.

A short lap of femur is also possible when travelling up Parmenter Rd. The road forks for a second time and a large rocked yellow gate blocks access to the right, while the left fork continues further up the mountain and forms the main access to the Vedder trail network. If you hike-a-bike over the yellow you can follow it up all the way to the femur entrance. This provides a great little loop in the winter when the higher trails are snowed in.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Femur mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -346 ft
  • Altitude min
    461 ft
  • Altitude max
    807 ft
  • Altitude start
    807 ft
  • Altitude end
    459 ft
  • Grade
    -11.5%
  • Grade max
    -40.3%
  • Grade min
    -1.6%
  • Distance down
    2,979 ft
  • Distance flat
    39 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:19
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Status:
on Jan 29, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (43 votes)
Your vote: 0

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  • Variable
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      Femur Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 359 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 8,690 rides
      • Last: Jan 30, 2023

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      11 |
      May 14, 2022 @ 3:00pm
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      May 14, 2022 @ 3:00pm
      May 14, 2022
      1,787 |
      Apr 27, 2016 @ 6:06pm
      Apr 27, 2016
      576 |
      Oct 29, 2012 @ 9:18pm
      Oct 29, 2012

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      Trail Events

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Jamzbund (Apr 15, 2021 at 18:15)
      super fast fun and flowy trail that leaves you wanting more. Great for most skill levels.
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      Vedder Mtn
      11:45 | 826 | Jul 14, 2018 , Chilliwack
      Femur with BCpov
      1104 | Apr 25, 2017 , Chilliwack
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      874 | Oct 17, 2014 , Chilliwack
      Femur
      3:15 | 391 | Apr 9, 2016 , Chilliwack
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