1 miles
Distance
281 ft
Climb
-93 ft
Descent
3,566 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Metford Road Trail
  • Shuswap Outdoors
    1975 - 2019
    Builder

Metford Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike
    • Backcountry Ski
  • Riding Area
    Larch Hills Nordic Trails
    Salmon Arm, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Snow Grooming
    Classic / Skating
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Bikes: May - Nov
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager
    http://www.sitesandtrailsbc.ca/

Some is current FSR - most in the LH Nordic Area is unmaintained but bumpy and washed in places. Good for ATV and Mtbs. Lower section starting in South Canoe is the SALMON ARM START OF THE LARCH HILLS TRAVERSE.

Larch Hills Nordic Area Parking Area is a popular start for the traverse as it cuts off an approx 700m climb.

Access Info

South Canoe Trails or Larch Hills Nordic Area Parking Lot.

More Stats for Metford Road bike trail
  • Altitude change
    188 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,303 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,303 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,490 ft
  • Grade
    2.832%
  • Grade max
    -19.067%
  • Grade min
    18.946%
  • Distance climb
    4,078 ft
  • Distance down
    1,699 ft
  • Distance flat
    848 ft
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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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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
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