1 miles
530 ft
-585 ft
Avg time

Snoop Lion Details

  • Riding area
    Castle Mountain
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking

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
    -55 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,730 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,984 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,828 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,773 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,758 ft
  • Distance down
    3,565 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,268 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Jun 29, 2018
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to snoop-lion trailhead (49.477190, -115.054815)
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Snoop Lion Trail Reports

Jun 29, 2018 @ 12:40pm
Jun 29, 2018
A couple small muddy spots
Jun 17, 2018 @ 10:37am
Jun 17, 2018
May 24, 2018 @ 9:37am
May 24, 2018
May 13, 2018 @ 9:02am
May 13, 2018
A little snow left but all rideable.
May 12, 2018 @ 10:54am
May 12, 2018
One patch of snow to be walked, but it's short.
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Routes with this trail

Trans Canada Trail (Elk Valley Trail) - Sparwood to Elko
52 miles
Frig Off
9 miles

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