1.2 miles
Distance
-618 ft
Descent
00:20:16
Avg time

School of Rock Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    York Creek
    Coleman, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Skinny, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1999 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #43128 in Trail Running
    • #28087 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Year Opened
    2006
  • Land Owner

The top half of the trail is full of small-large jumps, bridges, rock features and the signature rock face that you ride down, or stay of the ridge for many challenging rock drops. The bottom half below the cut block has two separate sections, the old-school steep and rooty trail or the newer "Gully" that has several large gap jumps and hips. Both lower trails end near the top of the Whistling Post trail.

Access Info

see Back Door (to School of Rock) trail description for the single-track climb to the top of School of Rock.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for School of Rock mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -620 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,642 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,262 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,262 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,642 ft
  • Grade
    -9.5%
  • Grade max
    -26.1%
  • Grade min
    1.9%
  • Distance climb
    52 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    52 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:10
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on Nov 27, 2023
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.9 (32 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,163 rides
      • Last: Nov 11, 2023

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      Oct 31, 2016 @ 2:27pm
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      910 |
      Sep 16, 2015 @ 7:19pm
      Sep 16, 2015
      55 |
      Jun 18, 2022 @ 10:14am
      Jun 18, 2022
      50 |
      Jun 18, 2022 @ 10:14am
      Jun 18, 2022

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