8 miles
Distance
428 ft
Climb
-6,847 ft
Descent
02:11:49
Avg time

Mt. Cartier Upper Details

  • Riding Area
    Cartier
    Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #12929 in Mountain Biking

Hiking trail to the alpine. Multiuse so yield to hikers.

You can heli drop to the top alpine section. Wandering Wheels can help arrange this.
Or you can see how far you can push up then ride down.

Top section is side hilled rough single track with tight hiker corners. Bottom section is faster, rooty, slightly less technical unless wet.

More Stats for Mt. Cartier Upper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -6,419 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,958 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,517 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,506 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,087 ft
  • Grade
    -15.627%
  • Grade max
    -125.371%
  • Grade min
    87.642%
  • Distance climb
    3,131 ft
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    774 ft
  • Avg time
    02:11:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:00
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Status:
on Oct 5, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.45 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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 mt-cartier-upper trailhead (50.912680, -118.057340)
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Mt. Cartier Upper Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 5, 2018 @ 6:17pm
Oct 5, 2018
Oct 1, 2018 @ 4:46pm
Oct 1, 2018
Over 3/4 of trail are snow covered
Sep 24, 2018 @ 9:44pm
Sep 24, 2018
Corner was rutted due to heavy braking. Insloped on the corner to help improve flow and reduce braking.
Sep 24, 2018 @ 9:43pm
Sep 24, 2018
lots of cross roots causing trail creep. roots were removed and trail tread established.
Sep 24, 2018 @ 9:35pm
Sep 24, 2018
Steep segment of trail was rutted due to heavy braking through 3 snaking turns. lots of black organic matter on the top layer causing greasy muck...
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Mt. Cartier Upper, Revelstoke
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Mt. Cartier Upper, Revelstoke
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Jan 23, 2018 @ 8:01pm
Jan 23, 2018
Mt. Cartier Upper, Revelstoke
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Oct 7, 2017 @ 10:12am
Oct 7, 2017
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag MontanaStateUniversity (Aug 9, 2017 at 13:41)
 No downed trees. Bit Dusty.
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