3,384 ft
Distance
759 ft
Climb
-56 ft
Descent
00:24:02
Avg time

Lactic Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fernie Provincial Park
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

Super-tough climb taking you up towards Slunt, and higher sections of Mount Fernie. The trail eventually becomes pretty much unrideable toward the end (maybe a handful of trials riders who also have three lungs might make it). So, when you get to the Moc-Assassin turning, turn right and it will take you across to Moccasin, up there, and onto Stupid Traverse and you have a totally rideable way to the top of Lactic and across to Slunt.

Access Info

Top of Mushroom Head - well signed.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lactic Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    703 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,380 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,086 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,380 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,084 ft
  • Grade
    20.784%
  • Grade max
    -54.959%
  • Grade min
    66.12%
  • Distance climb
    2,844 ft
  • Distance down
    266 ft
  • Distance flat
    275 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:59
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Status:
on May 29, 2018
Variable
Avg: 2.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to lactic-ridge trailhead (49.510280, -115.099860)
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Lactic Ridge Trail Reports

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May 29, 2018 @ 1:32pm
May 29, 2018
Cleared the downed trees all the way to the top.
May 29, 2018 @ 1:32pm
May 29, 2018
Cleared the downed trees above Mocassasin.
May 27, 2018 @ 10:54am
May 27, 2018
Great shape below Mocassasin, a couple of trees down above that.
Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
Sep 15, 2017
reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
Sep 4, 2017
reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
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May 29, 2018 @ 1:32pm
May 29, 2018
Lactic Ridge, My City
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May 29, 2018 @ 1:32pm
May 29, 2018
Lactic Ridge, My City
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Jul 21, 2008 @ 9:58am
Jul 21, 2008
Lactic Ridge, Fernie
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Jul 21, 2008 @ 9:58am
Jul 21, 2008
Lactic Ridge, Fernie

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
S-Bomb (aka. Slunt)
5 miles
bike pirate recommended fernie ride
5 miles

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