4 miles
Distance
277 ft
Climb
-3,111 ft
Descent
00:44:15
Avg time

Hopeful Details

  • Riding Area
    Panorama Mountain Resort
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    July-Sept
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Expect hiking traffic.Not part of the main Bike Park. Remote, backcountry location. Be prepared to be self sufficient.

Access Info

Access from the Panorama Bike Park or Brewer Lakes Trail

Bike Park

More Stats for Hopeful bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,835 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,528 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,490 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,442 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,607 ft
  • Grade
    -12.95%
  • Grade max
    -47.895%
  • Grade min
    30.409%
  • Distance climb
    2,926 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    881 ft
  • Avg time
    00:44:15
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Status:
on Oct 30, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.55 (9 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to hopeful trailhead (50.409360, -116.186999)
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Hopeful Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 30, 2018 @ 9:42am
Oct 30, 2018
Aug 18, 2018 @ 6:36pm
Aug 18, 2018
reporter In great shape, except for one section where a creek runs down the trail for a significant distance.
Aug 18, 2018 @ 6:35pm
Aug 18, 2018
reporter Good shape, except has a long section where water from a small creek is running down the trail for quite a while.
Jul 24, 2018 @ 8:00am
Jul 24, 2018
Jun 14, 2018 @ 7:46am
Jun 14, 2018
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Photos

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18 |
Sep 3, 2018 @ 1:07pm
Sep 3, 2018
Hopeful, Kootenays
15 |
Sep 3, 2018 @ 1:07pm
Sep 3, 2018
Hopeful, Kootenays
241 |
Sep 21, 2016 @ 3:27pm
Sep 21, 2016
Hopeful, Panorama
405 |
Jun 23, 2016 @ 6:52am
Jun 23, 2016
Hopeful, Panorama

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Hopeful Adventure
13 miles
TRC Proposed Stage 1 race
48 miles
Hopeful Adventure (from Village)
15 miles

7 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Tneault CVCS (Sep 5, 2015 at 8:04)
 Great trail but is very overgrown for about 1/3.
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  • + 1
flag tinfoil (May 2, 2016 at 18:45)
 Shame it's overgrown in spots, but very worth it anyway. Would probably disagree with the blue rating. Black seems more appropriate, especially in current conditions.
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  • + 2
flag PanoramaMountainVillage (Jun 6, 2016 at 12:15)
 There will be some basic maintenance and signage going in there over the next few weeks. The experience will be much improved.
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  • + 1
flag Ridge-Rider (Jul 17, 2016 at 18:58)
 Superb job on the trail upgrades - an awesome ride
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  • + 1
flag chopstix007 (Aug 3, 2016 at 17:17)
 Can't wait to ride this one!!
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  • + 1
flag cbdtvm (Sep 26, 2016 at 11:45)
 Rode this trail on September 4th. In fantastic condition.
[Reply]
  • + 0
flag alpine-e (Aug 5, 2018 at 14:15)
 Rode from brewer to pano, all in great shape super fast and flowy.

Not really a black a few steep switch backs but all rideable
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