2 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-1,083 ft
Descent
00:34:08
Avg time

Microwave Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Gallagher Hill
    Powell River, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #40521 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 25 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Some hike-a-bike, rocky sections towards top and bottom. Portion of trail towards bottom is also Sunshine Coat Trail.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Microwave mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -898 ft
  • Altitude min
    197 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,143 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,133 ft
  • Altitude end
    235 ft
  • Grade
    -9.891%
  • Grade max
    -55.535%
  • Grade min
    24.495%
  • Distance climb
    1,745 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    846 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:08
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Status:
on Sep 6, 2018
Dry
Avg: 1.8 (5 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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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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      Microwave Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 6, 2018 @ 7:38pm
      Sep 6, 2018
      Trail is awesome in terms of terrain it navigates down which includes two rock outcrops with tons of arbutus trees. Definitely a hiking trail and...
      Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:44pm
      Aug 23, 2017
      Awesome old school technical downhill with a couple steep ascents thrown in as well, probably could have ridden them but just didn't have the legs...
      Jan 1, 2016 @ 5:33pm
      Jan 1, 2016
      reporter Trees down on middle portion and some areas in middle somewhat overgrown with vegetation.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 2 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 6, 2018 @ 7:38pm
      Sep 6, 2018
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      Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:45pm
      Aug 23, 2017
      117 |
      Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:44pm
      Aug 23, 2017
      112 |
      Aug 23, 2017 @ 10:44pm
      Aug 23, 2017

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      nickscott87 (Jun 11, 2017 at 12:16)
       Very steep and technical, more of a hiking trail, very overgrown just before it crosses microwave tower road heading down, great views from the top though...
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Kaesonbass (Dec 28, 2018 at 9:20)
       There are definitely some fun double black diamonds out there - however, this is one is not. While it is super scenic, the trail is a tight, awkward, winding descent down steep rocky terrain. There are smaller immovable rocks all throughout the steep tight corners easy to get hung up on, too awkward to roll through.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      tybou (Jul 15, 2019 at 15:28)
       This is a Hiking trail, not recommended
      [Reply]

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