2 miles
Distance
494 ft
Climb
-331 ft
Descent
00:24:51
Avg time

Southern Traverse Details

  • Riding area
    Valemount Bike Park
    Valemount, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    May - Oct
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #3631
  • Year Opened
    2015

The Swift Creek Southern Traverse, a single track option that can be used as part of the egress from Tinfoil Hat and Andreas', or as part of an XC ride to avoid some of the double track found in the area. Also connects to the Swift Creek Tech Zone.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Southern Traverse mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    163 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,771 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,062 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,813 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,976 ft
  • Grade
    1.997%
  • Grade max
    -60.977%
  • Grade min
    56.236%
  • Distance climb
    4,547 ft
  • Distance down
    3,198 ft
  • Distance flat
    395 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:45
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Status:
on May 6, 2018
Variable
Avg: 5 (3 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 southern-traverse-54516 trailhead (52.848710, -119.263710)
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Southern Traverse Trail Reports

datedescription
May 6, 2018 @ 12:55pm
May 6, 2018
reporter Please use caution on any wet surfaces
May 3, 2018 @ 12:21pm
May 3, 2018
reporter Trail is not yet open for the season due to wet conditions
Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:23pm
Jul 9, 2017
Jul 9, 2017 @ 8:22pm
Jul 9, 2017
Apr 23, 2017 @ 6:04pm
Apr 23, 2017
Downhill from the exit of Tinfoil Hat, the trail is mostly clear and dry with two or three wet sections due to spring melt-off. Uphill towards...
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Sep 14, 2016 @ 11:53am
Sep 14, 2016
Southern Traverse, Valemount
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Aug 5, 2016 @ 3:05pm
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Southern Traverse, Valemount
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Southern Traverse, Valemount
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Aug 5, 2016 @ 3:04pm
Aug 5, 2016
Southern Traverse, Valemount

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