2,875 ft
61 ft
-160 ft
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A useful way to add a bit to your ride when leaving the Provincial Park. Used to be full of huge stunts built out of sketchy bits of deadfall. You can still see them as you ride along, but they are mostly on the ground now. This trail has been revamped for 2016, with a new route. Nice and easy, with a couple of ups and downs. Crosses The Cedars access road. Avoid when wet are there are some muddy dips.

Access Info

Signs are on their way, currently quite hard to find. From the Highway end (Stanford Inn) ride up the Mt Fernie Park Road and take the first left, which is a gravel road with a gate. Ride into the gravel road and turn right before the gate. Pretty obvious. From the other, Mt Fernie Park, end you will need to ride onto the dirt road that leads to the Nordic Hut. This road is opposite the Information Kiosk at the entrance to the Park. The turning into the trail is left about 30 meters down the dirt road. There is some flagging, and make sure you keep straight - there is an early right that will take you back to the Nordic Hut.

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More Stats for Purple Monkey Dishwasher mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -100 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,283 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,389 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,389 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,290 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    551 ft
  • Distance down
    1,143 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,181 ft
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on May 26, 2017
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Purple Monkey... Trail Reports

May 26, 2017 @ 1:03pm
2 days
Aug 1, 2016 @ 12:46pm
Aug 1, 2016
Soft and tacky, good to go!
Jun 16, 2016 @ 6:51pm
Jun 16, 2016
reporter A few significant muddy patches. Trail has recently been worked on, so should harden up in due course. Avoid after rain in the preceding 48 hours....
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Jul 15, 2009
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