6.4 miles
Distance
605 ft
Climb
-1,970 ft
Descent
01:00:40
Avg time
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    Land Manager

Sourdough (North) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    #835
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #81298 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #28180 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 30 in Skiing
  • Land Owner

This is considered North Sourdough. This side is a bit less used and it shows. Some areas can be a little overgrown, loose and technical. Going from north to South is climbing and South to North is more downhill. Lots of rocky trail with some short sweet flowy spots. Pads are a good idea as keeping a little momentum makes it ride better but can get out of hand real fast.

Great fat bike trail, especially from Peaceful Valley to Beaver Res Road.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sourdough (North) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,365 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,698 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,068 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,063 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,698 ft
  • Grade
    -4.069%
  • Grade max
    -34.902%
  • Grade min
    25.031%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,233 ft
  • Avg time
    01:00:40
  • Avg reverse time
    01:18:31
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on Jul 1, 2024
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Avg: 3.15 (7 votes)
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      Sourdough (North) Trail Reports

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      Jul 1, 2024 @ 5:40am
      Jul 1, 2024
      Jan 2, 2023 @ 1:00pm
      Jan 2, 2023
      Snow packed from the north end (Buchanan Pass trail) south to the first intersection with Wapiti. Some packing has been done south of that point...
      Aug 8, 2022 @ 6:08am
      Aug 8, 2022
      Apr 6, 2022 @ 7:50pm
      Apr 6, 2022
      Still a couple feet of snow.
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 9:10am
      Sep 11, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 102 rides
      • Last: Jul 14, 2024

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      Sep 21, 2022 @ 9:47am
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      Jan 7, 2021 @ 3:43pm
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      Jan 7, 2021 @ 3:42pm
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      Jul 8, 2019 @ 8:22pm
      Jul 8, 2019

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