1.0 mile
Distance
361 ft
Climb
-73 ft
Descent
00:13:48
Avg time

Kootenay Columbia Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Monte Christo - KC
    Rossland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #26689 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4315 in Trail Running
    • #5891 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • OSM Way

Multi-use connector trail used to access the majority of the trails in the Monte Christo - KC riding areas. Lots of walkers / hikers so please use caution. Usually ridden west - east.

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More Stats for Kootenay Columbia bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    288 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,747 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,048 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,748 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,035 ft
  • Grade
    5.429%
  • Grade max
    -16.521%
  • Grade min
    30.342%
  • Distance climb
    3,436 ft
  • Distance down
    1,526 ft
  • Distance flat
    338 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:19
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Status:
on Jun 30, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3.9 (10 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Kootenay Columbia Trail Reports

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      Jun 30, 2022 @ 5:18pm
      Jun 30, 2022
      Super fast work, tree was not there a few hours later.
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 9:01am
      Jun 30, 2022
      Tree down near summit
      May 8, 2022 @ 3:17pm
      May 8, 2022
      A little wet here and there but otherwise clear all the way too the lookout.
      May 3, 2022 @ 2:00pm
      May 3, 2022
      A little bit of snow and mud however can pedal through. If one is precise with their line choice can get through without doing damage.
      Apr 25, 2022 @ 3:23pm
      Apr 25, 2022
      Patches of snow in sections of the trail lots of snow at the Iron colt junction
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 204 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,865 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 7, 2021 @ 7:42am
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      Oct 15, 2019 @ 2:25pm
      Oct 15, 2019
      67 |
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Apr 26, 2019
      66 |
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Apr 26, 2019

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      tkaszuba (Jul 8, 2018 at 9:04)
       One of the most beautiful trails I have ever climbed
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      • + 0
      Turbutopico (Mar 31, 2019 at 9:49)
       Our first trail in BC. Nice!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Lheerensperger (Aug 28, 2020 at 14:07)
       A lot of fun to descend after the climb. Some nice flow, some rocky bits and a few roots for good measure!
      [Reply]





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