2 miles
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-1,359 ft
Descent
00:21:31
Avg time

Khyber Pass Details

  • Riding Area
    Whistler South
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - September
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #939 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Combines the best of trail riding (fun trail, good flow, variety of trail, etc) with the best of park riding (the chair lift does all the hard work). Khyber is best ridden on an all mountain/enduro type bike (eg a 6 & 6 type bike) and best accessed via Top Of The World from the top of the Peak Chair. The trail isn't as steep as other options such as Ride Don't Slide or Kashmir, and instead traverses through the subalpine and deep forest of the upper flanks of Whistler Mountain above Creekside and Function Junction. It is comparable in difficulty to the first half of Top Of The World.

Near the end of Khyber, there are a few options to pick from - Middle Of Nowhere (leads to Kashmir & Kush), Upper Babylon By Bike (leads to questioning your life's decisions), or lots of logging road down to lower trails (leads to options such as See Colours and Puke, Heavy Flow, Tunnel Vision, Big Timber)

Note: bikers thinking of riding Khyber need to realize that they're no longer in the bike park and need to be self-sufficient for any potential repairs or injuries. Bring lots of water and snacks if you haven't ridden it before, as it can take you a while to get back down to the valley.

Access Info

Via Top Of The World

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Khyber Pass bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,280 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,608 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,906 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,906 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,626 ft
  • Grade
    -12.928%
  • Grade max
    -54.199%
  • Grade min
    15.905%
  • Distance climb
    986 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    579 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:06
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Status:
on Jan 28, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.5 (26 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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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Khyber Pass Trail Reports

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      Jan 28, 2019 @ 3:01pm
      Jan 28, 2019
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 8:02pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 8:01pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      Aug 16, 2018 @ 11:54am
      Aug 16, 2018
      Despite being very dry, running great and clear all the way.
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 9:31pm
      Aug 13, 2018
      Running beautifully.
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag v102013 (Jul 30, 2018 at 16:46)
       Good Trail but it has some real Gnarly Sections especially at the top Steep, Rough and Exposed rocky sections definitely a Double Black at the top in my opinion! It gets better and better as you get further down the Trail though!
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