4,880 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-826 ft
Descent
00:07:50
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gravy Train Trail

Gravy Train Details

  • Riding Area
    Mt. Swansea
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #19520 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep and loose, with some great drops, tech, and flow. A newly built start greets riders with a drop/jump, into incredible rock work that begs for you to pin it.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gravy Train bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -822 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,204 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,026 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,026 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,204 ft
  • Grade
    -16.833%
  • Grade max
    -45.772%
  • Grade min
    11.044%
  • Distance climb
    45 ft
  • Distance down
    4,768 ft
  • Distance flat
    67 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:50
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Status:
on Oct 4, 2018
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • 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 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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      Gravy Train Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 9:00am
      Oct 4, 2018
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:57am
      Oct 3, 2018
      reporter Early fatbike season! Leave the skinny tires at home - we've got about 10cm on the trails - hopefully, it will be gone in short order!
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:57am
      Oct 3, 2018
      reporter
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 8:22am
      Jun 22, 2018
      reporter Typical summer Swansea conditions - riding fast and loose!
      May 8, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      May 8, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 22 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 204 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      44 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 7:54pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      Gravy Train, Calgary
      63 |
      Aug 13, 2017 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 13, 2017
      Gravy Train, Edmonton
      59 |
      Aug 13, 2017 @ 5:52pm
      Aug 13, 2017
      Gravy Train, Edmonton
      188 |
      Jun 8, 2017 @ 8:20pm
      Jun 8, 2017
      Gravy Train, Calgary

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