4,795 ft
Distance
617 ft
Climb
-169 ft
Descent
00:05:50
Avg time

Sunset Trail West Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    3 season
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

This a well built trail that starts behind the bottom of the Tee bar. The trail is around a metre wide and has good drainage and doesn't get muddy after it rains. This trail is mainly in the trees so your in the shade most of the day. The trail climbs steady with a few bridge crossing and switchbacks. It comes out of the trees with a short section on the west run and then back into the tree. The next sections climbs more steeply and comes back onto the west run where it joins up with Sunrise and Sunset east trails

Access Info

Drive 1 km east of Salmo on Highway 3, turn right on Ski Hill Road. Starts behind the bottom of the tee bar.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sunset Trail West mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    447 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,273 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,734 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,282 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,730 ft
  • Grade
    9.326%
  • Grade max
    -37.139%
  • Grade min
    53.582%
  • Distance climb
    3,137 ft
  • Distance down
    1,223 ft
  • Distance flat
    435 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:53
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on May 19, 2017
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Sunset Trail West Trail Reports

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May 19, 2017 @ 12:13pm
May 19, 2017
on short muddy section, all the rest dry
May 3, 2017 @ 6:06am
May 3, 2017
Snow is gone, trail is mainly dry with a few muddy sections
Apr 15, 2017 @ 2:09pm
Apr 15, 2017
Snow patches throughout the trail from top to bottom, probably 50% covered. Also a couple of short muddy sections
Apr 9, 2017 @ 5:26pm
Apr 9, 2017
reporter Still about 60% snow covered. No trees down but a couple significant water problem spots.
Aug 2, 2016 @ 7:27pm
Aug 2, 2016
Great shape
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Apr 15, 2017 @ 2:12pm
Apr 15, 2017
Sunset Trail West, Salmo

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