1 miles
Distance
103 ft
Climb
-295 ft
Descent
00:04:59
Avg time

Roller Coaster Details

  • Riding Area
    Cranbrook Community Forest
    Cranbrook, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #12682 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    FLNRO

Roller Coaster is the premier trail in the Community Forest. Flowly turns, high speed rollers, tight tress and a mini jump line this trail has it all!
A must do trail.

Access Info

Fence line or Juniper Lane can be used to easily acees this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Roller Coaster bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -193 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,098 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,301 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,301 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,108 ft
  • Grade
    -2.757%
  • Grade max
    -16.098%
  • Grade min
    12.435%
  • Distance climb
    2,118 ft
  • Distance down
    4,433 ft
  • Distance flat
    447 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:59
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2018
Snow Packed
Avg: 4.65 (3 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

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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
      Directions to roller-coaster-26487 trailhead (49.523910, -115.722910)
      update trails status or condition

      Roller Coaster Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 5, 2018 @ 4:41pm
      Dec 5, 2018
      Upper section recently groomed, lower section is hard packed from walker and it's a little rough, just watch your speed
      Nov 17, 2018 @ 1:41pm
      Nov 17, 2018
      Ground is hard, no snow.
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 2:34pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      Snow and dry cold dirt, Skinny tires still recommended
      Nov 7, 2018 @ 3:41pm
      Nov 7, 2018
      Upper section has a little bit of snow and ice, lower section after gas-line as dry dry dry
      Oct 28, 2018 @ 3:03pm
      Oct 28, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 73 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 400 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      28 |
      Apr 4, 2017 @ 9:37pm
      Apr 4, 2017
      Roller Coaster, My City
      25 |
      Apr 4, 2017 @ 9:37pm
      Apr 4, 2017
      Roller Coaster, My City
      270 |
      Feb 29, 2004 @ 7:43pm
      Feb 29, 2004
      Roller Coaster, Cranbrook

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2016 Singletrack 6 - Louis Garneau Stage 3: Cranbrook race
      26 miles
      Six In The Stix Mountain Bike Race-Cranbrook BC race
      8 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag firetk (Jun 14, 2018 at 8:15)
       Roller coast is the BEST trail in the Forest, Flow and speed, some of the top speeds recorded on this trail are in the 60km/hr range. So have some fun, but remember uphill riders always have right of way.
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