2 miles
Distance
27 ft
Climb
-288 ft
Descent
00:05:08
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Mount Fernie Provincial Park
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #1279 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing

This has recently been totally reworked and is now a thing of bermy, dirt jumpy beauty. A great loop is up Old Goat and down this.

Access Info

Left hand fork of the Gilmars. Climb Old Goat and look for the Gilmars sign on your left.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Happy (Grumpy) Gilmar mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -261 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,591 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,852 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,852 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,591 ft
  • Grade
    -2.467%
  • Grade max
    -27.282%
  • Grade min
    15.68%
  • Distance climb
    344 ft
  • Distance down
    2,068 ft
  • Distance flat
    419 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:10
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Status:
on Jan 9, 2021
Snow Packed
Avg: 4 (4 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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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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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

  • 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
      Directions to happy-grumpy-gilmar trailhead (49.480090, -115.103250)
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      Happy (Grumpy)... Trail Reports

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      Jan 9, 2021 @ 5:07pm
      Jan 9, 2021
      Happy is packed firm and In Great shape for all winter users. Tree down part way but there’s an around.
      Jul 6, 2020 @ 7:01pm
      Jul 6, 2020
      Lots of mud holes.
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 3:05pm
      Jun 20, 2020
      Lots of muddy sections
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 6:57am
      Jun 11, 2020
      Mostly dry, quite a few muddy sections to walk around
      May 30, 2020 @ 2:11pm
      May 30, 2020
      Mostly running dry, but some extended muddy sections that could be damaging when ridden.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 672 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      24 |
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 4:19pm
      Jun 1, 2018
      17 |
      Apr 23, 2017 @ 11:04am
      Apr 23, 2017

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      5 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      FinnHawk Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Nov 4, 2016 at 13:47)
       Shouldn't this trail be in the Mount Fernie Provincial Park Riding Area, NOT in Morrissey Ridge?

      Reference = www.bikefernie.ca/trails/location/mount-fernieprovincial-park
      [Reply]

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      Happy Gilmar - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
      7:53 | 359 | Jun 11, 2018 , Fernie
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