4 miles
Distance
502 ft
Climb
-1,227 ft
Descent
00:38:11
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Elkford
    Elkford, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25981 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

From the parking lot to the falls. Following the cliff trail to lost lake. Then decending to town.

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More Stats for Josephine Falls Cliff Route bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -725 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,185 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,964 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,911 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,185 ft
  • Grade
    -3.201%
  • Grade max
    -75.266%
  • Grade min
    38.314%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,827 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:11
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 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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  • Downhill Only
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  • 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

  • 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
      Directions to josephine-falls-cliff-route trailhead (50.040715, -114.876115)
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      Josephine Falls... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 10:01am
      Jul 8, 2018
      Trail is cleared from trees. Re-route around the mess in the swamp, follow pink ribbon. Vegetation is starting to over grow the descent, hopefully...
      May 24, 2018 @ 11:11am
      May 24, 2018
      Cleared a lot of trees. Still some sitting water. Minor bridge damage. Slight erosion. Note, there is still 1 very bad section between the end of...
      May 10, 2018 @ 8:47am
      May 10, 2018
      40-60 trees down. Lots of sitting water. A small amount of snow remaining. Will try to clear the trees in the next 2 weeks and have the trail...
      Oct 15, 2017 @ 7:08pm
      Oct 15, 2017
      Trail head map is inaccurate. The "you are here" red dot indicates that you are at the bottom of Fording river rd hill by the Elk river. When in...
      Oct 15, 2017 @ 4:17pm
      Oct 15, 2017
      3 tress down. Gotta knock some brush back and do some corner work (loose rocks from erosion). Snow is coming in 2 days so it will probably wait...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 83 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 15, 2017 @ 7:08pm
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      Aug 30, 2017 @ 12:03pm
      Aug 30, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      TRC Proposed Stage 6 race
      62 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag graymanc (Aug 30, 2017 at 13:03)
       Basically a hiking trail that allows bikes. There's evidence of a few ancient efforts to make some berms, and there are some decent views along the way, but there's certainly better to be had near by. Was great exercise and didn't see another soul though!
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