2 miles
Distance
153 ft
Climb
-1,024 ft
Descent
00:34:24
Avg time

Hammered Cow Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sovereign Lake
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12825 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2003
  • Land Manager
    BC Parks

A very technical, old school trail. One of the hardest in the valley.

More Stats for Hammered Cow mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -870 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,824 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,694 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,694 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,824 ft
  • Grade max
    -31.636%
  • Grade min
    9.779%
  • Distance climb
    3,444 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    229 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:24
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (17 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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Hammered Cow Trail Reports

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      Sep 29, 2020 @ 6:34pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      12 inch plus tree down in first rock section.
      Aug 29, 2020 @ 6:33am
      Aug 29, 2020
      reporter
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 7:10pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      - Really fun trail with a couple steep, long rock slabs and drops - Gets a bit hard to navigate the trail - Long pedally section in the middle of...
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 1:00pm
      Aug 15, 2020
      Amazing summer conditions. Trail is rolling great right now.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      maxl0ckwod Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Jun 12, 2019 at 16:18)
       One of the best trails up at sovereign I’ve never seen such hard core DH definitely a must ride for all the senders
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      • + 0
      Bigsnippa Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Nov 17, 2019 at 17:41)
       Big traverse section in the middle, the goods are really till the end
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      Videos

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      First time down Hammered Cow (Gimbal POV)
      2:25 | 809 | Jun 12, 2019 , Vernon
      8 Days In BC
      999 | Jun 8, 2016 , Vernon
      Biking at Sovereign Lake
      2:37 | 1145 | Nov 7, 2015 , Vernon
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