1.6 miles
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-722 ft
Descent
00:11:36
Avg time

Sidewinder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #6680 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21445 in E-Biking
    • #10805 in Trail Running
    • #32958 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
  • Land Manager
    Parastone

A typical access trail into Ridgemont. Rooty climb with plenty of easy switchbacks through the forest for the first section, and then up into an old cut block. Great down as well.

Access Info

Access from the new safe trailhead just behind the yellow gate on the junction of Old Stumpy and 13 Street.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sidewinder mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -679 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,358 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,037 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,037 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,360 ft
  • Grade
    -8.1%
  • Grade max
    -32.3%
  • Grade min
    13%
  • Distance climb
    981 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    659 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:49
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Status:
on Oct 8, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4 (21 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 443 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,255 rides
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 4:30pm
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      Sep 5, 2021 @ 4:29pm
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      Aug 20, 2020 @ 6:17pm
      Aug 20, 2020
      28 |
      Aug 20, 2020 @ 6:17pm
      Aug 20, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Icansix (Sep 26, 2019 at 9:19)
       Trail was dry up top, but muddy at the bottom. Great ride, rooty in spots.
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      • + 0
      brimcc (Sep 25, 2020 at 19:49)
       Rode with Lee Wahl in the Rain 25Sept2020... Trail holding up well, roots treacherous when wet
      [Reply]

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      Sidewinder - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
      7:41 | 713 | May 17, 2018 , Fernie
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      444 | Jul 18, 2016 , Fernie
      Sidewinder,Fernie BC
      4:50 | 470 | Sep 29, 2012 , Fernie
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