2 miles
Distance
197 ft
Climb
-197 ft
Descent
01:17:57
Avg time

Sidewinder Details

  • Riding Area
    Silver Star Mountain Resort
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Summer and fall
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #45378 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Another scenic XC trail the Sidewinder Loop takes you from the Mountain View Cabin and out towards town giving you great views of the Monashee and Pinnacles Mountains as well as Terrace Mountain. It then loops you back to Mountain View Trail and back to the village.

Access Info

You can access Sidewinder from either Mountain View trail from the village, or BX Creek from Tube Town direction. The start and finish of the loop are within 50m of each other.

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sidewinder bike trail
  • Altitude min
    4,972 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,046 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,019 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,019 ft
  • Grade max
    -77.36%
  • Grade min
    67.693%
  • Distance climb
    4,251 ft
  • Distance down
    3,792 ft
  • Distance flat
    588 ft
  • Avg time
    01:17:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:10
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Oct 17, 2018
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

view (104)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 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

LEGEND
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
      Directions to sidewinder-3375 trailhead (50.346070, -119.055870)
      update trails status or condition

      Sidewinder Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 10:00am
      Jun 22, 2018
      Sep 18, 2017 @ 7:45am
      Sep 18, 2017
      Thanks for the great season, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. It's now time to take advantage of the rest of the trail Vernon has...
      Aug 26, 2017 @ 6:12pm
      Aug 26, 2017
      Jun 23, 2017 @ 8:36am
      Jun 23, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 120 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      29 |
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 9:46am
      Oct 4, 2017
      Sidewinder, Vernon
      38 |
      Sep 2, 2017 @ 10:57pm
      Sep 2, 2017
      Sidewinder, Falkland

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      Silver Star Family Circuit featured
      4 miles
      July 6th Skyride Ladies Ride
      8 miles
      Lower XC Loop
      6 miles
      2015 Singletrack 6 Stage 2 - Silver Star race
      25 miles

      Reviews / Comments

      No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
      Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      more »
      3 Blind Mice - partial 'Jose-A'
      2:49 | 322 | Jul 28, 2013 , Vernon
      Take your wife to Mice day
      4:57 | 279 | May 12, 2013 , Vernon
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.