7 miles
Distance
1,853 ft
Climb
-1,449 ft
Descent
01:03:12
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
    Keystone Standard Basin
    Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - October
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking
    #303

Originally a hiking trail KSB is not snow free until early to mid July most years. An aggressive punch up and out of the parking lot leads to a challenging forested climb that eventually gives way to many kilometers of cruxy alpine MTBliss. The usual turn around is 11km in at the Standard Cabin.

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More Stats for Keystone Standard Basin mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    404 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,765 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,780 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,765 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,169 ft
  • Grade
    1.106%
  • Grade max
    -166.865%
  • Grade min
    120.964%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,112 ft
  • Avg time
    01:03:12
  • Avg reverse time
    01:42:30
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Status:
on Sep 16, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.85 (22 votes)

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Keystone... Trail Reports

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Sep 16, 2017 @ 10:50pm
Sep 16, 2017
Perfect day on KSB. Trail is in excellent shape with a few minor muddy spots as a result of the frost coming out of the ground. Get out and enjoy...
Sep 7, 2017 @ 10:44am
Sep 7, 2017
Sep 4, 2017 @ 10:58am
Sep 4, 2017
As off yesterday, still all clear and in great shape.
Aug 9, 2017 @ 10:01am
Aug 9, 2017
Trail is clear and in great shape!
Jul 25, 2017 @ 7:13pm
Jul 25, 2017
Trail is clear to ride with only the usual snowpatch in the basin remaining. There are still three trees down (18"-24" diameter) about 6-800m from...
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Sep 16, 2017 @ 10:50pm
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Keystone Standard Basin
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Jul 15, 2017 @ 6:09pm
Jul 15, 2017
Keystone Standard Basin
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Jul 15, 2017 @ 5:34pm
Jul 15, 2017
Keystone Standard Basin
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Jul 15, 2017 @ 5:34pm
Jul 15, 2017
Keystone Standard Basin

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Hogdawg12 (Aug 10, 2017 at 22:18)
 5hr round trip up Keystone. Very hard trail. Drank 3 liters of water. 3 cliff bars, 1 granola bar, lots of mio mix, 1 sandwich and steak bites. Ripped up back tire on descent.
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  • + 1
flag cartoon (Aug 24, 2017 at 12:39)
 Incredible views and mountain trail. Take it seriously as no cell reception or easy out. If you can clean the first 1.5km you have skills and lungs of a pro...make sure to save something for the alpine. Although the meadows are blue, many climbs, switchbacks and slope exposure keep this trail black. Best not to ride when wet as fragile alpine environment. One of the better alpine experience around.
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