2 miles
Distance
1,421 ft
Climb
-213 ft
Descent
00:42:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Slopes (Upper Section) Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Mt. Swansea
    Invermere, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

The upper portion of the uptrack is a good challenge. It isn't technically challenging, just steep. If you like getting a good workout, this trail is for you! If not, take your time and enjoy the spectacular views and know that some great descending awaits at the top! This multi-use trail is for uphill cycling only. Please respect the hikers and give them right of way.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Slopes (Upper Section) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,208 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,148 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,356 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,148 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,356 ft
  • Grade
    11.765%
  • Grade max
    -47.031%
  • Grade min
    64.317%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,776 ft
  • Distance flat
    185 ft
  • Avg time
    00:42:13
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to slopes-upper-section trailhead (50.498560, -115.957090)
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Slopes (Upper... Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 8, 2018 @ 11:54am
Jul 8, 2018
May 28, 2018 @ 11:08am
May 28, 2018
reporter Most trees cleared and good to go.
May 17, 2018 @ 9:26pm
May 17, 2018
Dry in exposed areas. Damp section up hight about 6.4 from lot had alot of large downed trees. Maybe 6-8. Looked like fairly fresh tracked detour...
May 8, 2018 @ 1:19pm
May 8, 2018
reporter
Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:37am
Apr 29, 2018
Knee deep snow in the top section, lots of trees down
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Routes with this trail

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Swansea Easy Route
7 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag tylerbernardd (Apr 29, 2018 at 16:33)
 About the last third on Saturday was snow covered and fallen trees all over the trail
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