3,461 ft
Distance
299 ft
Climb
-18 ft
Descent
00:08:46
Avg time

Sidewinder Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #978 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2630 in Trail Running
    • #2696 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • OSM Way

Wide gravel climbing trail built in 2013 to get from Gagliardi to Mel's. Follows a gradual but steady 6-8% grade with a few steeper sections. In 2014, a connector was built from upper Gagliardi to Sidewinder called Sidebandit which is part of a broader trail network plan. Sidewinder now connects to the bottom of Nicole's via Lower Sidewinder.

Access Info

About halfway up the Gagliardi hill on the right hand side. There is a gate, go through the opening on the right and it will be 40 ft or so on the left.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sidewinder bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    281 ft
  • Altitude min
    606 ft
  • Altitude max
    887 ft
  • Altitude start
    606 ft
  • Altitude end
    887 ft
  • Grade
    8.112%
  • Grade max
    -25.936%
  • Grade min
    59.024%
  • Distance climb
    2,573 ft
  • Distance down
    315 ft
  • Distance flat
    573 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:22
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Status:
on May 23, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.05 (15 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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      Sidewinder Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 47 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,662 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,440 rides
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      Photos

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      48 |
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 5:18pm
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      Oct 2, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      38 |
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 5:12pm
      Oct 2, 2019
      41 |
      Oct 2, 2019 @ 5:09pm
      Oct 2, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Mel's Gearjammer, Snake
      3 miles
      3Crown-120km race
      72 miles
      Burnaby Mountain Super Lap
      15 miles
      Junction, Sidewinder, Mel's, North Road
      4 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      engfromrio (May 11, 2018 at 9:46)
       Loved it! Great for a beginner/intermediate
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      TheShe (Sep 2, 2019 at 21:27)
       Was my first blue trail and I loved it!!
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      youtuber Downhill CX! on Sidewinder and Forest Grove ||...
      13:26 | 570 | Mar 22, 2019 , Burnaby
      2013-12-28 North Ridge Sidewinder
      2:59 | 402 | Dec 28, 2013 , Burnaby
      Sunshine Coast in July
      3:44 | 205 | Jul 30, 2012 , Burnaby
      2013-10-19 North Ridge Sidewinder
      4:53 | 317 | Oct 20, 2013 , Burnaby
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