6 miles
Distance
1,270 ft
Climb
-148 ft
Descent
00:50:55
Avg time

Railgrade Details

  • Riding Area
    Malde Creek
    Rossland, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Railgrade, Rail Grade
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Rail Trail
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #21417 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Decommissioned rail line that connects Warfield to Rossland, and provides access to and from the Malde Creek trails.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Railgrade bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,122 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,091 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,213 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,091 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,213 ft
  • Grade
    3.801%
  • Grade max
    -26.626%
  • Grade min
    33.841%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3,151 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,203 ft
  • Avg time
    00:50:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:33
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Railgrade Trail Reports

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      Jul 15, 2018 @ 8:50pm
      Jul 15, 2018
      Small aspen blocking trail; you can walk around it. About 3 km above the Warfield trailhead.
      May 25, 2018 @ 9:17am
      May 25, 2018
      500m from hwy on the way down trail is closed off on a section due to invasive plant work- need to circumnavigate the area
      May 5, 2018 @ 7:25am
      May 5, 2018
      Mostly dry but pretty wet in a few spots. Clear all the way up Rossland.
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 3:15pm
      Apr 22, 2018
      Rode to the 800 meter elevation then encountered too much snow Lower elevation very wet and patches of snow. A few trees across the trail that...
      Mar 19, 2018 @ 9:33am
      Mar 19, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 21 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 107 rides
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