Piper Down Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Piper Recreation Area
    Smithers, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15868 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Recreation Sites & Trails BC

Fun DH trail with small natural jumps, steep pro lines with drops and rock slab, and fast techy sections.

Local Trail Association
Status:
on Apr 24, 2020
Wet
Avg: 4.5 (2 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Piper Down Trail Reports

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      Apr 24, 2020 @ 4:55pm
      Apr 24, 2020
      reporter As our trails slowly have melted out there are a large number of persistent, unavoidable wet areas. With nothing but rain in the forecast, we...
      Apr 12, 2020 @ 5:21pm
      Apr 12, 2020
      reporter The SMBA will be frequently assessing trails to open them as trails gradually become snow free. Currently all trails remain covered in snow, this...
      Nov 14, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Nov 14, 2019
      reporter All trails are under snow now, clean that bike and get excited for next season.
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 8:45pm
      Aug 11, 2019
      Dry, no trees down, superb
      Jun 13, 2019 @ 5:52pm
      Jun 13, 2019
      Dry and good condition
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      All
      • 92 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      61 |
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 4:34pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      20 |
      Jun 13, 2019 @ 5:52pm
      Jun 13, 2019

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