3,219 ft
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-147 ft
Descent
00:07:55
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Howler Access Trail

Lower Howler Access Details

  • Riding Area
    Westside - Rainbow
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Ladder Bridge
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2015

A good option to access Howler half way down without the painful climb. Low angle road bed that is also used by hikers on their way to the Skywalk. There are a few wet spots but are easily passable on a bike.

Access Info

On the right after crossing 19 mile creek

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Howler Access bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -74 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,533 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,664 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,607 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,533 ft
  • Grade
    -2.294%
  • Grade max
    -31.237%
  • Grade min
    8.504%
  • Distance climb
    1,511 ft
  • Distance down
    1,709 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:27
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Status:
on Aug 17, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to lower-howler-access trailhead (50.169010, -122.982160)
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Lower Howler Access Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 17, 2018 @ 4:31pm
Aug 17, 2018
Apr 2, 2018 @ 2:44am
Apr 2, 2018
Jul 22, 2017 @ 10:55am
Jul 22, 2017
same as usual, still not worth it watch out for hikers
Apr 2, 2017 @ 4:07pm
Apr 2, 2017
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