3 miles
Distance
816 ft
Climb
-815 ft
Descent
00:22:01
Avg time

Silk Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Morrissey Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #48816 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 95 in Skiing

A doubletrack wide at the ski hill. Not sued much in the summer but in the winter it is a heavily used multi-use trails for hikers, snowshoers, fat bikers and XC skiers. Grooming is normally excellent, and the grooming report can be found at http://skifernie.com/conditions/snow-report/. Terrain is rolling hills, very little flat.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Silk Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,535 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,898 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,849 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,850 ft
  • Grade
    0.005%
  • Grade max
    -46.572%
  • Grade min
    34.809%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    937 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:01
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Status:
on Apr 15, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 1 (1 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%
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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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      Silk Trail Trail Reports

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      Apr 15, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Apr 15, 2018
      Had it's last grooming April 12th. The pack is still solid and the trail is in good condition despite the layer of slush.
      Dec 31, 2017 @ 1:54pm
      Dec 31, 2017
      Great conditions. Groomed XC Ski trails. Lots of room for Fat bikes, just stay off the track set.
      Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Sep 15, 2017
      reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
      Sep 4, 2017
      reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Cverly (Aug 15, 2018 at 16:30)
       This trail is not single track, and is a green, in my opinion. It is more of a road than a bike track.
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