Perhaps the classic Whistler mountain bike trail. This trail has seen many upgrades throughout the years and is now a relatively flowy ride with a few optional 'double-black' sections. If your time in Whistler is limited and you want to sample some classic West-Coast trail building, this is probably your best bet.
Local hammer-heads will clean this trail in about 30 minutes, but mortals should bank on it taking at least 1-2 hours!
From the Village, ride to the end of Lorimer Rd and cross the tracks. Almost immediately after crossing the tracks, turn left off the Valley Trail and follow a dirt road for a couple of kilometres to a reclaimed gravel pit. Continue for another 100 metres and look for a well signed trail head on your left (if you reach Alta Lake Rd you've gone too far).
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More Stats for A River Runs Through It mountain bike trail
Altitude change-27 ft
Altitude min2,120 ft
Altitude max2,278 ft
Altitude start2,158 ft
Altitude end2,131 ft
Distance climb1.1 miles
Distance down1.1 miles
Distance flat2,331 ft
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A River Runs... Trail Reports
Sep 16, 2016 @ 10:03amSep 16, 2016
|Large tree down across trail, blocking trail on southern portion of trail just before teeter totter. Will need a chainsaw to clear.|
Aug 27, 2016 @ 8:38pmAug 27, 2016
Aug 19, 2016 @ 12:57pmAug 19, 2016
|Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around|
Aug 13, 2016 @ 12:40pmAug 13, 2016
|Mama bear and cub on River South near the end of Lower Beaver Pass.|
Jul 30, 2016 @ 8:00pmJul 30, 2016
|Some new trail bed and woodwork on the first section after the upper gravel pit. Be aware, the new woodwork has a ramp exit to the right, 3.5'...|
Technical Trail Features (TTF)
Routes with this trail
|A River Runs Through It - Whistler, BC - Advanced Mountain Bike Route||4.2 miles|
|WORCA's 52 Card Pick Up - Just Trails race||41.4 miles|
|Outerbike Whistler Intermediate #2 - Cut Yer Bars/River||5.6 miles|
|WORCA'S 52 CARD PICK UP race||44.5 miles|
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