3,640 ft
Distance
41 ft
Climb
-468 ft
Descent
00:04:12
Avg time

Roots Extension Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Castle Mountain
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12215 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Thanks to the magic of very hard work, Roots X is once again open for business as of Sep 20, 2018. Continuation of Hyperextension, most people will not realize they are on a differently-names trail. Flowy rooty single track in and out of dark forest. Kicks out on River Road Extension - slow down as you reach the road by the yellow gate.

Access Info

Starts where Hyperextension and Roots Resurrection meet. Either ride it from the top of Hyperventilation, or you could ride up Roots Resurrection to get to it, or up the River Road Extension spur.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Roots Extension bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -426 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,462 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,901 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,901 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,475 ft
  • Grade
    -11.711%
  • Grade max
    -26.627%
  • Grade min
    17.132%
  • Distance climb
    619 ft
  • Distance down
    2,989 ft
  • Distance flat
    32 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:12
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on Aug 14, 2019
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Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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 Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 409 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 519 rides
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