2 miles
Distance
525 ft
Climb
-1,133 ft
Descent
00:38:07
Avg time

Swine Flu Details

  • Riding area
    Fernie
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #482

One of the most fun ups and downs in the valley. Shouldn’t take much more than 1.5 hours, but it will feel like you did a lot more, all sorts of terrain, switchbacks, little steeps to challenge you on the up, a couple of steeper corners on the downs, but really fun rolling terrain and a great view form the top. Be respectful to any cows you encounter. No Dogs.

The second half of the climb, from Mad Cow, is designated black as it becomes more technical and steeper above this point. Sharp switchbacks and a couple of steep pitches immediately after the pig.

A bench and beautiful views await those who make it to the top.

Access Info

Either riding from town head up the trail that starts at Fairy Creek. If driving head to the Visitor Centre, park there and head up the single track that starts there.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Swine Flu mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -609 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,421 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,409 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,051 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,442 ft
  • Grade
    -5.642%
  • Grade max
    -37.111%
  • Grade min
    42.774%
  • Distance climb
    3,691 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    222 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:07
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Status:
on Oct 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (25 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to swine-flu trailhead (49.535680, -115.059680)
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Swine Flu Trail Reports

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Oct 11, 2018 @ 12:34pm
Oct 11, 2018
reporter Sketchy bits have been repaired.
Sep 11, 2018 @ 9:49am
Sep 11, 2018
reporter Beware - lots of blown out bits of trail. Both on the up and down.
Aug 27, 2018 @ 9:06am
Aug 27, 2018
Local mama moose and 2 bubs on the lower 3rd. Riding awesome after the recent rain, go get it!
Aug 21, 2018 @ 9:38am
Aug 21, 2018
Very very dry. Loose in the corners.
Jul 21, 2018 @ 2:32pm
Jul 21, 2018
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Oct 7, 2017 @ 12:16pm
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Zahernic (Jul 7, 2018 at 8:15)
 Bear at bottom of swine flu July 7 at 8am
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