1.5 miles
Distance
389 ft
Climb
-27 ft
Descent
00:18:06
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
    #74833 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #41973 in E-Biking
    • #88727 in Trail Running
    • #81324 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 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
    363 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,781 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,143 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,781 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,143 ft
  • Grade
    4.6%
  • Grade max
    -10.3%
  • Grade min
    24.6%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    830 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,388 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:06
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Status:
on Jul 12, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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      Pond Scum Trail Reports

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      Jul 12, 2022 @ 2:13pm
      Jul 12, 2022
      Excellent condition. Momma bear and cub friendly encounter just before the pond
      Jul 6, 2022 @ 5:46pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      Some mud beside the wood skinnies but trail is great.
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 11:33am
      Jun 6, 2022
      Some wet spots from the recent rain. All clear.
      Apr 1, 2022 @ 4:54pm
      Apr 1, 2022
      Tree down across trail on upper half. Chain saw will be needed to remove
      Aug 5, 2021 @ 2:02pm
      Aug 5, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 149 rides
      • 27 miles avg distance
      All
      • 470 rides
      • Last: Oct 2, 2022

      Photos

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      Apr 18, 2021 @ 6:52pm
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      55 |
      May 27, 2020 @ 9:40pm
      May 27, 2020
      42 |
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 6:40am
      Sep 8, 2018
      1,218 |
      May 14, 2008 @ 5:02pm
      May 14, 2008
      | 8 comments

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