This is the first half of the Swine Flu climb, as far as the Mad Cow and Far Side junctions. It is easier than the second half of the climb to the top of Swine Flu, so riders looking for a blue ride can ride up to the Far Side junction and take that down, or cross Mad Cow to the second half of the Swine Flu down, which is the mellower half.
One of Fernie's classic climbs - meandering trail switching back and up through the forest, the first section from the Visitor Centre Trail has lots of flat sections to warm up on.
Either ride over Fairy Creek Bike Bridge and follow the signs, or park at the Visitor Centre and follow the trail and signs from there.
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More Stats for Swine Flu "up" to Mad Cow mountain bike trail
Altitude change557 ft
Altitude min3,446 ft
Altitude max4,007 ft
Altitude start3,446 ft
Altitude end4,003 ft
Distance climb1 miles
Distance down375 ft
Distance flat49 ft
Avg reverse time00:10:00
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Swine Flu "up"... Trail Reports
May 15, 2018 @ 8:41amMay 15, 2018
May 5, 2018 @ 2:35pmMay 5, 2018
Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pmSep 15, 2017
|reporter All trails are open again! Yay!|
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03amSep 4, 2017
|reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING|
Aug 30, 2017 @ 10:21amAug 30, 2017
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