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
    #4127 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 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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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to southern-traverse-54516 trailhead (52.848710, -119.263710)
      update trails status or condition

      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 62 rides
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      Sep 14, 2016 @ 11:53am
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      Southern Traverse, Valemount
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      Aug 5, 2016 @ 3:05pm
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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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