1 miles
Distance
104 ft
Climb
-626 ft
Descent
00:10:10
Avg time

Splitting Bears Details

  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont / Fernie Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #19749 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fast and windy single track. Some drops, especially if you take the upper entrance. Rooty sections and sudden sharp uphills near the start make this a hard one to be in the right gear at the right time.

Access Info

Either via Upper SB off Branch B Road, or head up Kids Stuff from Ridgemont Road and turn right at the sign.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Splitting Bears bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -522 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,539 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,539 ft
  • Grade
    -9.51%
  • Grade max
    -40.476%
  • Grade min
    33.937%
  • Distance climb
    961 ft
  • Distance down
    4,278 ft
  • Distance flat
    250 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:10
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Status:
on Oct 9, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.8 (11 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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
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      Splitting Bears Trail Reports

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      Oct 9, 2018 @ 11:08am
      Oct 9, 2018
      reporter Closed for Wildfire Mitigation
      May 23, 2018 @ 11:57am
      May 23, 2018
      Great shape, with a few trees hanging low to watch out for
      May 12, 2018 @ 9:36pm
      May 12, 2018
      2 little snow patch and some w et doors
      Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Sep 15, 2017
      reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
      Sep 4, 2017
      reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 47 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      62 |
      Oct 20, 2017 @ 11:30am
      Oct 20, 2017
      Splitting Bears, Fernie

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
      20 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag lrturner (Jun 10, 2017 at 13:50)
       Awesome today!
      [Reply]

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