4,826 ft
Distance
22 ft
Climb
-468 ft
Descent
00:07:10
Avg time

Roots Details

  • Riding area
    Castle Mountain
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking

One of the original Fernie trails. Not quite as Rooty and unpleasant as the name might suggest - average climb off of Montane up to Hypervent junction with Uprooted. World class fun as a downhill especially if you keep going down onto Montane.

Section between River Road and Snoop Lion is part of the Elk Valley / TransCanada Trail.

Access Info

Either off of Montane of bottom of Hypervent.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Roots mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -446 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,708 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,161 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,154 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,708 ft
  • Grade max
    -24.841%
  • Grade min
    9.325%
  • Distance climb
    508 ft
  • Distance down
    4,110 ft
  • Distance flat
    208 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:58
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Roots Trail Reports

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Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
Sep 15, 2017
reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
Sep 4, 2017
reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
Jul 23, 2017 @ 7:52pm
Jul 23, 2017
May 4, 2017 @ 7:39pm
May 4, 2017
reporter Good to go up to Hyper junction. Walk through 10m of snow to get to Uprooted as a down.
Apr 18, 2017 @ 6:49pm
Apr 18, 2017
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Aug 23, 2017 @ 5:50pm
Aug 23, 2017
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Aug 23, 2017 @ 5:49pm
Aug 23, 2017
Roots, My City
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Aug 23, 2017 @ 5:49pm
Aug 23, 2017
Roots, My City

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
20 miles
Tears & Gears 2016 race
6 miles
Straightline Recommendation
9 miles
Montane Loop to Hyperextension
7 miles

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