1 miles
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-633 ft
Descent
00:15:44
Avg time

School of Rock Details

  • 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
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Skinny, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1153 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for School of Rock 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
    00:15:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:09
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Status:
on Oct 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.9 (9 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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      School of Rock Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 24, 2018 @ 12:56pm
      Oct 24, 2018
      reporter
      Aug 6, 2018 @ 9:41am
      Aug 6, 2018
      reporter lots of line choices since the last time i rode this one, drops were spot on and all the jumps made sense
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 6:36am
      Jun 24, 2018
      May 20, 2018 @ 4:30pm
      May 20, 2018
      reporter
      May 11, 2018 @ 6:07pm
      May 11, 2018
      Few small patches of snow, one large tree down on big rock roll-down ladder feature, totally rideable with only one portage
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 60 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 589 rides
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      Photos

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      15 |
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 7:45am
      Dec 4, 2018
      School of Rock, Crowsnest Pass
      17 |
      Dec 4, 2018 @ 6:12am
      Dec 4, 2018
      School of Rock, Crowsnest Pass
      41 |
      Jul 26, 2018 @ 5:36am
      Jul 26, 2018
      School of Rock, Golden
      15 |
      Jul 25, 2018 @ 8:30pm
      Jul 25, 2018
      School of Rock, Golden

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      Squirrel - School of Rock - Whistling Post
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      1 Review & Comments

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

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