2 miles
Distance
329 ft
Climb
-1,839 ft
Descent
00:18:40
Avg time

Salmon Run Details

  • Riding Area
    Fernhill Trails
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Spring to Autumn
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #1440 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    QLDC

Purpose built singletrack alternative to the walking track down from the top of the Fernhill Loop high point. Some very sharp and steep downhill switchbacks. Very technical approach with caution.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Salmon Run bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,509 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,521 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,032 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,030 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,521 ft
  • Grade
    -17.827%
  • Grade max
    -79.186%
  • Grade min
    56.871%
  • Distance climb
    1,850 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    377 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:18
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Status:
on Nov 25, 2018
Wet
Avg: 5 (14 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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  • > 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
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      Salmon Run Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      Nov 25, 2018
      Small tree over trail in lower section. Can be cleared with foldable handsaw if you are a GC and have one in your riding pack. Generally wet elsewhere
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 8:56pm
      Oct 29, 2018
      Still wet and slippy, double black in these conditions. Root ball hole fixed.
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 4:56pm
      Oct 10, 2018
      tree down, root ball hole on trail. Able to walk around it.
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 1:23pm
      Sep 18, 2018
      Major windfall blocking trail in multiple locations.
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:33pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Some creek crossings blown out near bottom
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 52 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 286 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      33 |
      Nov 8, 2018 @ 6:20am
      Nov 8, 2018
      Salmon Run, Queenstown
      363 |
      Jan 29, 2017 @ 3:07pm
      Jan 29, 2017
      Salmon Run, Arrowtown
      580 |
      Feb 16, 2016 @ 1:13am
      Feb 16, 2016
      Salmon Run, Queenstown

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Fernhill Loop via Beeched As and Salmon Run
      7 miles
      Moonlight loop from Queenstown
      17 miles

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