4 miles
Distance
277 ft
Climb
-3,111 ft
Descent
00:41:49
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
    No
  • 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 mountain 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
    00:41:49
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Status:
on Apr 25, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
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
Apr 25, 2018 @ 9:05am
1 days
Apr 25, 2018 @ 9:02am
1 days
Jul 8, 2017 @ 3:06pm
Jul 8, 2017
Trees removed from bottom section.
Jul 1, 2017 @ 11:12am
Jul 1, 2017
Two large trees across the trail near the very bottom. They may not be removed until July 7th.
Jun 24, 2017 @ 5:00pm
Jun 24, 2017
Trees cleared, mostly dry. The start of the trail at the McKay Cabins is under water. Please use the bypass that turns right just above the...
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Photos

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42 |
Dec 5, 2017 @ 9:55am
Dec 5, 2017
Hopeful, Panorama
77 |
Jul 31, 2017 @ 8:19pm
Jul 31, 2017
Hopeful, Panorama
144 |
Sep 26, 2016 @ 11:56am
Sep 26, 2016
Hopeful, Invermere
165 |
Sep 21, 2016 @ 3:27pm
Sep 21, 2016
Hopeful, Panorama

Routes with this trail

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Hopeful Adventure
13 miles
Hopeful Adventure (from Village)
15 miles

6 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.
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