4,296 ft
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-229 ft
Descent
00:06:46
Avg time

Iron Curtain Details

  • Riding Area
    Cumberland Forest
    Cumberland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Log Ride
  • Global Ranking
    #12171 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015

A fun "Eastern Block" trail that starts right near the top of the Cottonwood Climb. A fun pair of log rides partway down, then fast and flowy down to the road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Iron Curtain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -186 ft
  • Altitude min
    503 ft
  • Altitude max
    702 ft
  • Altitude start
    691 ft
  • Altitude end
    505 ft
  • Grade
    -4.323%
  • Grade max
    -17.894%
  • Grade min
    14.395%
  • Distance climb
    535 ft
  • Distance down
    2,401 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,361 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:55
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Status:
on Dec 31, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.15 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
  • Other Other
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      Iron Curtain Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 3:19pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      Some crunchy puddles and muddy areas.
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 12:43pm
      Nov 4, 2018
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 5:09pm
      Oct 20, 2018
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 4:21pm
      Oct 9, 2018
      Sep 23, 2018 @ 1:11pm
      Sep 23, 2018
      Trail is in great shape now, a few puddles and some slippery roots, very fun.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 308 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,955 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 23, 2017 @ 1:28pm
      Jun 23, 2017
      Iron Curtain, Cumberland
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      Jun 23, 2017 @ 1:28pm
      Jun 23, 2017
      Iron Curtain, Cumberland
      25 |
      Jun 23, 2017 @ 1:28pm
      Jun 23, 2017
      Iron Curtain, Cumberland
      21 |
      Jun 23, 2017 @ 1:27pm
      Jun 23, 2017
      Iron Curtain, Cumberland

      Routes with this trail

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      9 miles
      URoC Coal Town Classic 2018 race
      25 miles
      Sunday Easy Ride
      6 miles

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