1.0 mile
Distance
-681 ft
Descent
00:13:59
Avg time

Hail Merry Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Merry Creek
    Castlegar, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    March - November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Skinny, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2559 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
  • Year Opened
    2013

This trail has it all. Extremely well built trail that is generally low angle side hill flowy ripping with lots of berms and a few more difficult options and features as well. Short and oh so sweet.

Access Info

Up Merry Creek FSR 2km to the parking lot. To shuttle, continue up the road and take the next left fork. There will be a sign. Continue up the spur road until you reach the creek crossing. Park at the small pull out just before the creek or if your vehicle can take it continue past the creek and look for the trail head with sign on the left. For single track climbing head up the bottom of the trail and take the right fork at the bridge for Merry-Go-Round. Its a pretty good grunt with lots of tricky switchbacks to keep the climb interesting. Watch for riders coming down.

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More Stats for Hail Merry mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -681 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,586 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,269 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,268 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,585 ft
  • Grade
    -12.7%
  • Grade max
    -53.4%
  • Grade min
    1.5%
  • Distance climb
    75 ft
  • Distance down
    5,072 ft
  • Distance flat
    125 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:46:11
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on Jun 23, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.7 (35 votes)
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      Hail Merry Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 217 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,276 rides
      • Last: Jul 14, 2024

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      youtuber HAIL MERRY: Castlegar: Trail Review
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