3,341 ft
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-572 ft
Descent
00:15:49
Avg time
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High Society Details

  • Riding Area
    Westside - Sproatt
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #1539 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

High Society is a trail that descends steeply from the Flank trail, offering some great views. The trail could be considered a double-black, but is more accurately rated a hard black. Several rooty and rocky drops line the route along with rockfaces, including High Society's signature. High Society is a great trail with great views.

Access Info

The trail descends off the Flank trail in between Working Class and [L=https://www.trailforks.com/trails/legalize-it/Legalize It[/L]. There are a couple of options for accessing the Flank: either ride up the normal entrance from Function or 21 Mile Creek, or more directly via Stonebridge Drive. For the latter, ride up Stonebridge Drive and turn left on Stonebridge Place. At the end of this road, follow an access road up a steep climb. At a water tower veer right onto single track and climb relentlessly until to hit the Flank trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for High Society bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -499 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,739 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,238 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,238 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,739 ft
  • Grade
    -14.946%
  • Grade max
    -45.701%
  • Grade min
    22.651%
  • Distance climb
    630 ft
  • Distance down
    2,576 ft
  • Distance flat
    135 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:39
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Status:
on Jan 28, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.4 (18 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      High Society Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 7:54pm
      Jan 28, 2019
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 11:35am
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 12:07pm
      Sep 18, 2018
      Some of the roots still quite slick, but overall the trail is running g very well consildering recent rain.
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 10:20am
      Jul 22, 2018
      Jul 21, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Jul 21, 2018
      Running great!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 50 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 781 rides
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      Photos

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      15 |
      Nov 5, 2018 @ 12:55pm
      Nov 5, 2018
      High Society, Louisville
      131 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 3:31pm
      Nov 27, 2017
      High Society, Whistler
      199 |
      May 24, 2017 @ 8:30pm
      May 24, 2017
      High Society, Whistler
      359 |
      Dec 3, 2016 @ 9:14pm
      Dec 3, 2016
      High Society, Działoszyn

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      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag v102013 (Jun 27, 2018 at 16:20)
       Not really a fan of this Trail it has some good Rock roll sections but really lacks any type of flow. I would pick Pure Vida over this Trail every time.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag NovemberCharlie (Jul 19, 2018 at 21:52)
       A very challenging trail with some wicked rock roll sections including “The Signature” roll which is best described as three levels of pucker! Not a ton of flow given the amount of climbing required to access but I’m looking forward to riding the sister trails in this area for comparison.
      [Reply]

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