Selkirk Slacker Details
Where the town ends at the top of the gravel pit, and the forestry roads take you into the wilderness, Selkirk Slacker will be your entry point into the Mountain Shadows noodle bowl of trails. On this trail you’ll find smooth flow with a bit of climbing.
Selkirk Slacker starts off fairly flat and flowy. Then after a short descent, it heads south and begins to gain elevation crossing the Snake Hill downhill trail - Look uphill! It then continues crossing over Roller Coaster and Chute the Duck. It’s reasonable to climb up Chute the Duck, but it’s steep. Make noise to let those coming down know you’re there. Alternatively, turning down Chute the Duck leads down to the Reflection Lake road, but it is not great for bikes. Selkirk Slacker eventually flows naturally into Reflection Lake Trail to continue to the Powerline. Now your warm up is over!
Selkirk Slacker is also a fun descent on your return, letting you enjoy riding your bike and not just squeezing the brakes!
From Reflection Lake Trailhead ride uphill for 200m on the gravel road passing the rodeo grounds on your right. At the 200m point, you will see a signed entrance for the singletrack trail Rodeo Drive. Take Rodeo Drive all the way up to a 4 way junction at a gravel road. The signed entrance to Selkirk Slacker will be just to your right.
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More Stats for Selkirk Slacker mountain bike trail
Altitude change89 ft
Altitude min2,721 ft
Altitude max2,843 ft
Altitude start2,754 ft
Altitude end2,843 ft
Distance climb1,992 ft
Distance down1,472 ft
Distance flat421 ft
Avg reverse time00:06:50
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Selkirk Slacker Trail Reports
Jul 29, 2017 @ 1:06pmJul 29, 2017
|Lots of trees down. Turned back because of this. Tree fall starts after the intersection with reflection lake trail|
May 26, 2017 @ 6:48amMay 26, 2017
Apr 20, 2017 @ 8:05amApr 20, 2017
May 15, 2016 @ 5:39pmMay 15, 2016
Mar 24, 2016 @ 4:03pmMar 24, 2016
|small ice patches that are fine on the way up, was able to ride from top to bottom|
Routes with this trail
|Golden Two-Four: 24 Hour and 8 Hour MTB Race race||9 miles|
|2016 Singletrack 6 - Smith Optics Stage 5: Golden race||19 miles|
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