1 miles
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-633 ft
Descent
00:16:53
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
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • 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
    #1153 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Year Opened
    2006
  • Land Manager

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, use at your own risk!

More Stats for School of Rock mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -624 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,640 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,267 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,264 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,640 ft
  • Grade
    -9.544%
  • Grade max
    -18.716%
  • Grade min
    4.915%
  • Distance climb
    181 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:16:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:07
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Status:
on May 27, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.9 (12 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
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  • 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

  • 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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      School of Rock Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 27, 2020 @ 11:37am
      May 27, 2020
      Running gorgeous right now.
      May 9, 2020 @ 5:10pm
      May 9, 2020
      Clear of snow from top to bottom
      Nov 16, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      Nov 16, 2019
      reporter Thin layer of snow on the upper half. Small tree blocking trail near the pipeline. No problem fo a handsaw.
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 6:54am
      Sep 20, 2019
      reporter Broken wood/ttf structure. Just before hitting the cutline, the roller coaster bridge has several broken boards.
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 2:14pm
      Sep 13, 2019
      fun trail. didn't test out many of the wooden builds.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 17 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 67 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 589 rides
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      Photos

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      34 |
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 11:40am
      Sep 4, 2019
      24 |
      Sep 4, 2019 @ 11:40am
      Sep 4, 2019
      361 |
      Oct 31, 2016 @ 2:27pm
      Oct 31, 2016
      545 |
      Sep 16, 2015 @ 7:19pm
      Sep 16, 2015

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag rigg4d (Sep 5, 2017 at 6:12)
       Fun rock slab
      [Reply]

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