2,359 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-320 ft
Descent
00:05:10
Avg time

Riptide Ridge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mount Washington
    Courtenay, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #45432 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2019
  • Land Manager

Loamy handcrafted sub-alpine tech trail featuring amazing views, flowy sections, rock gardens and more

Bike Park

More Stats for Riptide Ridge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -318 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,313 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,630 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,630 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,314 ft
  • Grade
    -13.5%
  • Grade max
    -40.4%
  • Distance climb
    66 ft
  • Distance down
    2,274 ft
  • Distance flat
    23 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:54
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on Sep 27, 2021
Wet
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Riptide Ridge Trail Reports

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      Sep 27, 2021 @ 12:36pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      reporter
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 1:53pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:08am
      Jul 10, 2021
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      Jul 5, 2021 @ 11:00am
      Jul 5, 2021
      reporter Open Summer 2021
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 9:53am
      Oct 9, 2020
      reporter Final Weekend Saturday to Monday October 12th
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      dirtworship (Aug 28, 2020 at 17:21)
       Hard blue or an easy black, nothing too steep. Lots of natural loam, good warm up before hitting upper Helter skelter.
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      dmitrim (Aug 12, 2021 at 16:15)
       For Mt Washington this is definitely a black. Some steep sections with gnarly rooty sections. One of the harder black diamonds on mt. Washington.
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