1.8 miles
Distance
120 ft
Climb
-81 ft
Descent
00:20:42
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Northern Traverse Trail

Northern Traverse Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Valemount Bike Park
    Valemount, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May - Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #6260 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #22290 in E-Biking
    • #23050 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    Regional District of Fraser-Fort George

A mix of machine built and hand built cross country trail which makes a great XC option for getting to or from the bike park from town with lots of great little ups and downs and some lovely views of the valley.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Northern Traverse bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    38 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,940 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,039 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,942 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,979 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -14.4%
  • Grade min
    6.1%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    2,835 ft
  • Distance flat
    883 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:55
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Status:
on Jul 3, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 5 (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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      Northern Traverse Trail Reports

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      Jul 3, 2021 @ 7:39pm
      Jul 3, 2021
      Wow! What an incredible beautiful and flowy trail. Rode up this and then took Southern flow down. Probably my favourite trail I ride in Valemount....
      Jul 3, 2021 @ 2:28pm
      Jul 3, 2021
      Apr 30, 2021 @ 10:24am
      Apr 30, 2021
      reporter Early season conditions, ride with care
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 12:21pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      reporter
      Jul 4, 2020 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 4, 2020
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      • 13 miles avg distance
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      My Ride - Swift Creek in Valemount BC
      11:40 | 239 | Jul 14, 2020 , Valemount
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