1 miles
Distance
458 ft
Climb
-510 ft
Descent
00:14:22
Avg time

Snoop Lion Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Castle Mountain
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #13866 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Part of the Elk Valley / TransCanada Trail; Snoop Lion is a mellow singletrack experience that is very well built, with fun little bridges, some big swoopy switchbacks, alternating between open vistas and dark forest.

All sorts of options if you head out this way - keep going onto Branch H and Smooth Salamander for a solid XC ride, keep going even further beyond on the Trans Canada, or do a loop on one of these steeps like 48 Hours or Three Kings, or cut it short and head down South Castle when you get there.

Access Info

Climb Roots from River Road and at the first clearing look for the signpost on the right for the Elk Valley Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Snoop Lion mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -52 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,758 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,923 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,859 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,806 ft
  • Grade
    -0.691%
  • Grade max
    -35.598%
  • Grade min
    35.707%
  • Distance climb
    3,664 ft
  • Distance down
    3,776 ft
  • Distance flat
    156 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:59
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Status:
on Jul 19, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (5 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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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Snoop Lion Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 8:27am
      Jul 19, 2020
      Jun 20, 2020 @ 3:56am
      Jun 20, 2020
      Jun 11, 2020 @ 4:00pm
      Jun 11, 2020
      A couple of muddy spots but generally in great shape
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 9:21am
      Jun 8, 2020
      reporter Some muddy spots on switchbacks
      Jun 6, 2020 @ 11:00am
      Jun 6, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 134 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 302 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag lrturner (Jun 5, 2019 at 14:50)
       Good and dry. Just need repairs completed on those two street lamps ☺️
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag wilsonck (Jul 27, 2019 at 12:27)
       Awesome ride today. Nice trail
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag SherPic (Aug 28, 2019 at 21:34)
       Super fun trail. Amazing vistas. Sweet surprise!
      [Reply]

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