2 miles
Distance
604 ft
Climb
-299 ft
Descent
00:23:10
Avg time

Riverside Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cheakamus
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #33036 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Resort Municipality of Whistler

Fern Gully-esque, 1 torturous switch back section, 1 other steep but short section.

More Stats for Riverside bike trail
  • Altitude change
    305 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,981 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,300 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,995 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,300 ft
  • Grade
    3.199%
  • Grade max
    -45.53%
  • Grade min
    46.261%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,432 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,199 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:39
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Status:
on May 31, 2019
Variable
Avg: 2.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to riverside trailhead (50.080940, -123.036870)
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      Riverside Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 31, 2019 @ 1:46pm
      May 31, 2019
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 7:03pm
      Apr 27, 2019
      Totally clear to just before MacLaurin's Crossing suspension bridge and then there's lots of snow where you have to carry your bike. It will be...
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 5:12pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      Halfway up Riverside you encounter some packed snow that just gets worse and worse. Give it another week or two.
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 8:55am
      Apr 18, 2019
      reporter Still significant snow patches and wet spots.
      Jan 28, 2019 @ 8:10pm
      Jan 28, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 101 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 304 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      18 |
      Aug 16, 2018 @ 1:25pm
      Aug 16, 2018
      33 |
      Sep 15, 2017 @ 4:02pm
      Sep 15, 2017
      261 |
      Oct 7, 2014 @ 12:39am
      Oct 7, 2014
      259 |
      Jun 29, 2014 @ 7:18pm
      Jun 29, 2014

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      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag flipfantasia WORCA (Jul 29, 2014 at 11:39)
       this is a multi-use, 2-way trail, not biking/uphill primary
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag andrewbikeguide (Nov 19, 2016 at 16:36)
       The first video associated with this trail is of the 'Riverside jumps" dirt jump lines in the Whistler Village (next to Car Park 2) and not actually anywhere near the trail named "Riverside". Can some PB-TF admin move the video please.
      [Reply]

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