1.5 miles
Distance
532 ft
Climb
-97 ft
Descent
00:17:24
Avg time

Pond Scum Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coutlee Plateau
    Merritt, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #38531 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Single Track Climbing Trail from the parking lot.

Access Info

Trail is right out of the parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pond Scum mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    435 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,768 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,202 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,768 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,202 ft
  • Grade
    5.508%
  • Grade max
    -15.681%
  • Grade min
    28.869%
  • Distance climb
    4,986 ft
  • Distance down
    1,012 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,894 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:26
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Status:
on Jun 19, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3 (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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  • > 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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      Pond Scum Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 7:16am
      Jun 19, 2021
      reporter
      Jun 12, 2021 @ 9:58am
      Jun 12, 2021
      Apr 11, 2021 @ 8:57am
      Apr 11, 2021
      One tree down across the trail, just below the pond, otherwise snow free and in good shape
      May 24, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      May 24, 2020
      reporter running good
      May 5, 2020 @ 6:11pm
      May 5, 2020
      reporter in good shape
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 106 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 183 rides
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      Photos

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      15 |
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 6:52pm
      Apr 18, 2021
      34 |
      May 27, 2020 @ 9:40pm
      May 27, 2020
      29 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 6:40am
      Sep 8, 2018
      1,193 |
      May 14, 2008 @ 5:02pm
      May 14, 2008
      | 8 comments

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