3,691 ft
Distance
46 ft
Climb
-440 ft
Descent
2,982 ft
High Point

Sternwheeler Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-Nov
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2013

If starting at the Gudjonson Trailhead, then this is your only option for getting into the trail system. Well built, and a bit of a grind. It climbs up for an enjoyable, but tiring, 1.2km. To save some of your steam, you can jump off early after the first half km and follow up the gentle 2% trail to reach Sander Lake. Or, if you have the jam, continue climbing the full 1.2km to reach Wapiti Ridge trail. From the Wapiti junction you can go left or right depending on your preference for getting deeper into the trail network.

You’ll also use Sternwheeler to get back to the Gudjonson Trailhead.

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More Stats for Sternwheeler mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -394 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,589 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,982 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,589 ft
  • Grade
    -10.664%
  • Grade max
    -43.086%
  • Grade min
    21.434%
  • Distance climb
    387 ft
  • Distance down
    2,973 ft
  • Distance flat
    331 ft
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