3,876 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-522 ft
Descent
00:05:43
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Milky Way (lower) Trail
  • KCTS
    Maintainer

Milky Way (lower) Details

  • Riding area
    Monte Christo - KC
    Rossland, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Milky Way
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - Nov
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • OSM Way

One of the funnest trails around. Fast and twisty trail through a wide range of sub-ecosystems. Some small wooden booters thrown in for good measure. Not recommended as an uphill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Milky Way (lower) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -512 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,874 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,386 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,386 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,874 ft
  • Grade
    -13.219%
  • Grade max
    -26.65%
  • Grade min
    7.708%
  • Distance climb
    236 ft
  • Distance down
    3,559 ft
  • Distance flat
    82 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:25
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Status:
on Aug 2, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.15 (8 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
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Milky Way (lower) Trail Reports

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Aug 2, 2018 @ 3:27pm
Aug 2, 2018
Jun 8, 2018 @ 5:33pm
Jun 8, 2018
May 23, 2018 @ 6:46pm
May 23, 2018
May 22, 2018 @ 4:53pm
May 22, 2018
Clear and running well.
May 9, 2018 @ 8:02am
May 9, 2018
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail between the 2nd and 3rd jump. Clear of snow. Road access to get to the top of Lower Milky Way is very...
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Aug 16, 2016 @ 4:58pm
Aug 16, 2016
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Oct 3, 2008 @ 12:47pm
Oct 3, 2008
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Jun 6, 2008 @ 11:59am
Jun 6, 2008
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Jun 6, 2008 @ 11:59am
Jun 6, 2008
Milky Way (lower), Rossland

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