3 miles
Distance
1,097 ft
Climb
-153 ft
Descent
00:44:01
Avg time

Saddle Lake Climb Details

  • Riding Area
    Grand Forks
    Grand Forks, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #6768 in Mountain Biking

Singletrack trail from the old rail grade to the top of the mountain above Saddle lake. Wonderful view of Grand Forks and area from the top. Multiple options for decent.

Access Info

Look for the trailhead going up a grassy hill from the rail grade near Reservoir road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Saddle Lake Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    944 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,772 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,716 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,772 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,716 ft
  • Grade
    6.83%
  • Grade max
    -19.12%
  • Grade min
    32.215%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,739 ft
  • Distance flat
    448 ft
  • Avg time
    00:44:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:54
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Status:
on Nov 5, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 saddle-lake-climb trailhead (49.022547, -118.483450)
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Saddle Lake Climb Trail Reports

datedescription
Nov 5, 2018 @ 7:50pm
Nov 5, 2018
Sep 19, 2018 @ 8:59pm
Sep 19, 2018
Clear from Reservoir Rd to the top. A little dry in sunny areas but in good shape.
Jul 14, 2018 @ 1:06pm
Jul 14, 2018
The dozen or so trees have been cleared, props to the trail crew for the hard work!
Jun 29, 2018 @ 12:41pm
Jun 29, 2018
Around 5 trees down
Jun 11, 2018 @ 6:55pm
Jun 11, 2018
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Photos

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Mar 30, 2018 @ 9:21pm
Mar 30, 2018
Saddle Lake Climb, Kootenays
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Jun 9, 2017 @ 12:51pm
Jun 9, 2017
Saddle Lake Climb, Kootenays
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Jun 1, 2017 @ 8:38am
Jun 1, 2017
Saddle Lake Climb, Penticton

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