1 miles
Distance
79 ft
Climb
-621 ft
Descent
00:12:01
Avg time

JP Cool Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coutlee Plateau
    Merritt, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #18180 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

JP is a Merritt must ride. From the edge of Midday Valley Road, twist and turn through the lush forest, dipping down to a quietly flowing creek, then up a short climb to the top of the ridge and back down again with flow that is singletrack perfection. Once back at Midday Valley Road, take Cross Cut to Sanchez to the parking lot.

More Stats for JP Cool bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -542 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,615 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,161 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,161 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,618 ft
  • Grade
    -7.372%
  • Grade max
    -28.687%
  • Grade min
    36.535%
  • Distance climb
    842 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    556 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:01
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.6 (5 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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

  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      JP Cool Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 8:11pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      Couple inches of wet snow, lots of downed trees. Only made it a 100 meters or so before turning back. Was a poor choice to go, but thought the...
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      Jun 29, 2019
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 2:40pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 12:43pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Blowdown Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      Wicked good riding.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 108 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      546 |
      Mar 20, 2007 @ 7:15pm
      Mar 20, 2007
      422 |
      Mar 20, 2007 @ 7:15pm
      Mar 20, 2007
      | 2 comments
      321 |
      Mar 20, 2007 @ 7:15pm
      Mar 20, 2007
      | 1 comments
      413 |
      Mar 20, 2007 @ 7:15pm
      Mar 20, 2007
      | 2 comments

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      JP Cool
      286 | Nov 7, 2016 , Merritt
      Coutlee Plateau
      5:23 | 491 | Jul 5, 2013 , Merritt
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