1 mile
Distance
563 ft
Climb
-365 ft
Descent
00:28:00
Avg time

McKay Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Panorama Mountain Resort
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-Sept
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #32705 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Multi-Use singletrack from the end of Outback Ridge, past Goldie Lake to the col and old McKay Cabins. Not part of the main Bike Park. Remote, backcountry location. Be prepared to be self sufficient.

Access Info

Upon arrival at the pass and old cabins (McKay Cabins): Right turn (north) for the Hopeful trail back to the Panorama Bike Park. The left hand option (south) for the Brewer Creek drainage. This trail eventually (4.2km from the McKay cabins) intersects with a BC Rec Sites and Trails designated trail (RSTBC - the BC Government body that is trusted by the public to manage lands responsibly). This this trail is non-mechanized use only (aka - no mountain bikes). Please be aware of this. Link for trail information: https://bit.ly/2JARbK0

Bike Park

More Stats for McKay bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    198 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,686 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,902 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,689 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,887 ft
  • Grade
    3.028%
  • Grade max
    -36.52%
  • Grade min
    33.595%
  • Distance climb
    3,839 ft
  • Distance down
    2,330 ft
  • Distance flat
    375 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:00
  • Avg reverse time
    01:01:05
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2020
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      McKay Trail Reports

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      Oct 7, 2020 @ 2:06pm
      Oct 7, 2020
      Logging complete. Normal truck traffic on service roads. Trails open until snowmaking begins.
      Sep 2, 2020 @ 11:06am
      Sep 2, 2020
      Upper Mountain and Hopeful Zone Trails CLOSED. Active Logging and Heavy Equipment Working.
      Aug 15, 2020 @ 7:25am
      Aug 15, 2020
      Please be advised that there is ongoing heavy equipment work and logging occurring on the upper mountain that may result in closures of the...
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 6:12am
      Jul 17, 2020
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 8:59am
      Jun 25, 2020
      Snow patches.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 174 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 29, 2016 @ 10:33am
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      Jun 23, 2016 @ 6:50am
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      152 |
      Jun 13, 2016 @ 6:47am
      Jun 13, 2016
      391 |
      Aug 20, 2015 @ 6:09am
      Aug 20, 2015

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