2 miles
Distance
212 ft
Climb
-558 ft
Descent
00:24:58
Avg time

Rusty Muffler Details

  • Riding Area
    Three Blind Mice
    Penticton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-November
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #34462 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The main trunk of the Mice. It is nearly impossible to NOT be on Rusty at some point.
It runs end to end (almost), has a great big new parking lot just off Arawana for the Shuttlers/Mid-Mice Loopers and so many great trail end/start on it.

Access Info

Either the giant parking lot off Arawana.
or
A hundred or so feet just after the creek on Marmot, there will be a left hand trail heading up/acrossish. You cross the road and an upwards angle and keep going. You are on Rusty.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rusty Muffler bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -346 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,911 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,296 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,290 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,944 ft
  • Grade
    -2.746%
  • Grade max
    -34.174%
  • Grade min
    21.109%
  • Distance climb
    4,074 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,392 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:56
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 3.15 (8 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

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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 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 rusty-muffler trailhead (49.589957, -119.536464)
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      Rusty Muffler Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 5:14pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      reporter Skiff of snow but still fun
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 8:56am
      Oct 30, 2018
      Tree down at rusty and mule deer junction
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Jun 1, 2018
      May 4, 2018 @ 9:06pm
      May 4, 2018
      reporter Couple of erosion spots, but drying up. Shaun and his fairies have taken care of the deadfall.
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 9:07pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 81 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      138 |
      Apr 25, 2016 @ 8:38am
      Apr 25, 2016
      Rusty Muffler, Penticton
      239 |
      Nov 22, 2015 @ 6:20pm
      Nov 22, 2015
      Rusty Muffler, Penticton
      232 |
      Nov 22, 2015 @ 6:19pm
      Nov 22, 2015
      Rusty Muffler, Penticton
      238 |
      Nov 22, 2015 @ 6:17pm
      Nov 22, 2015
      Rusty Muffler, Penticton

      Routes with this trail

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      Rusty to Pearly Gate
      5 miles
      2018 PACA Funduro race featured
      7 miles
      3 Blind Mice - Riddle Road Start (618m climb, 15km)
      9 miles
      Beginner Shuttle
      7 miles

      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag czardave (Sep 24, 2017 at 19:21)
       Watch out for cow paddies!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Hildybeest (Aug 1, 2018 at 14:45)
       Sucks. Should be black, terrible condition.
      [Reply]

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