17 miles
Distance
2,672 ft
Climb
-2,744 ft
Descent
04:15:33
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont / Fernie Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Global Ranking
    #80744 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Part of the mighty Trans Canada Trail, this portion takes you from Sparwood to the old townsite of Hosmer, to where you join the trail network surrounding Fernie. The trail alternates between sections of singletrack and doubletrack.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for TCT - Elk Valley Trail - Sparwood / Hosmer bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -72 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,466 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,116 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,749 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,677 ft
  • Grade
    -0.08%
  • Grade max
    -54.001%
  • Grade min
    37.659%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    04:15:33
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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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
Directions to tct-elk-valley-trail-sparwood--hosmer trailhead (49.734460, -114.880630)
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Routes with this trail

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Trans Canada Trail (Elk Valley Trail) - Sparwood to Elko
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