4,139 ft
Distance
171 ft
Climb
-96 ft
Descent
00:10:25
Avg time

Gopher Details

  • Riding area
    Three Blind Mice
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-November
  • Global Ranking

Don't want to be on Rusty anymore? Take Gopher as a distraction. A technical climb in bother directions.

Mind your chain ring. Wink

Trail can be exited half way at the Rusty/Eagle/Boneyard area if desired. Cattle trails leading to each and the trailheads are visible.

Access Info

Coming from Sidewinder/Rusty parking : At the big rock rolldown off Sidewinder onto Rusty, there is a large log down. Through that is Gopher.
Climbing Rusty from the South you may happen to see the Gopher right hand (east) turn that punches you up onto a rock ledge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gopher mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    75 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,163 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,257 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,163 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,238 ft
  • Grade
    1.805%
  • Grade max
    -14.501%
  • Grade min
    22.402%
  • Distance climb
    2,383 ft
  • Distance down
    1,592 ft
  • Distance flat
    165 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:29
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on Sep 14, 2017
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Gopher Trail Reports

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Sep 14, 2017 @ 6:06am
Sep 14, 2017
reporter This east coast trail has its own little micro climate. Lush and green for the second half. First half is standard with the fun OTB inducing...
Aug 17, 2017 @ 11:29am
Aug 17, 2017
May 1, 2017 @ 8:00pm
May 1, 2017
Apr 18, 2017 @ 8:19pm
Apr 18, 2017
reporter Snow gone git sum!
Apr 16, 2017 @ 7:46pm
Apr 16, 2017
Still covered in snow
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Routes with this trail

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Intermediate route (LLD)
8 miles
Strong Intermediate Route (LLD)
7 miles
Liv-ing it up Route 2
9 miles

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