1 miles
Distance
192 ft
Climb
-1,129 ft
Descent
00:20:41
Avg time

The Baconator Details

  • Riding Area
    Noble Canyon
    Vernon, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    End of April - November
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13316 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking

The Baconator is a fast flowy reclaimed/rebuffed trail with some steeper lines and dirt/wood jump features. As some of the older features become dated please remember to always look before you leap. It can be ridden as the second half of the combination Sauce on Side/Baconator run from the top or it can be ridden solo earlier in the season providing the snow level allows access to the trailhead. All around fun trail for your 145mm to 200mm bike.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Baconator bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -937 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,065 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,050 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,002 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,065 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.764%
  • Grade min
    28.175%
  • Distance climb
    2,569 ft
  • Distance down
    4,999 ft
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:41
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Status:
on Oct 10, 2017
Variable
Avg: 4.6 (12 votes)

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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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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 the-baconator trailhead (50.264030, -119.111060)
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      The Baconator Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 10, 2017 @ 7:33pm
      Oct 10, 2017
      reporter
      Hours for Trail Day. Great day for the trails!
      Sep 6, 2017 @ 7:14am
      Sep 6, 2017
      Some trees down.
      May 20, 2017 @ 9:35pm
      May 20, 2017
      Trail is all clear and riding good. However a transition landing on one of ttf is broken. Feature has been blocked off temporarily. Please use...
      Apr 22, 2017 @ 3:26pm
      Apr 22, 2017
      Crew has cleared down trees on the Baconator. Good to go from 7km down. Watch for slippery/wet patches. SoS above still has 1' of snow on access...
      Apr 16, 2017 @ 5:42pm
      Apr 16, 2017
      Where is the trailhead or visable trail? No signage or trail markings of any kind.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 42 rides
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      Oct 7, 2017 @ 4:20pm
      Oct 7, 2017
      The Baconator, Vernon
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      Aug 8, 2017 @ 9:48am
      Aug 8, 2017
      | 2 comments The Baconator, Vernon
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      Jun 4, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Jun 4, 2017
      The Baconator, Vernon
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      May 1, 2017 @ 12:49pm
      May 1, 2017
      | 1 comments The Baconator, Vernon

      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag RedRain32 (Aug 7, 2015 at 10:54)
       What a trail! Fall line straight down with a few features thrown in. Gets the blood pumping. Thanks to nocs for putting a great Thursday ride on
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag shredb4dead (Aug 7, 2015 at 15:00)
       Glad you enjoyed the Sauce on Side to Baconator combo run. If you have it GPS it would be nice to get SOS (the first half of last nights decent) listed on here as well.
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag RedRain32 (Aug 7, 2015 at 17:20)
       I do have my run on gps, but original GPS of Baconator doesn't line up with what we rode exactly. Looks like someone just drew a line in, roughing it in. here is the link to my ride www.trailforks.com/ridelog/view/191104

      I will go out tomorrow and figure out where the baconator trailhead is from the road that way i can fix the GPS, otherwise the trails wont line up on the map once I add SOS. and i'm not too sure where the trail changes from SOS to Bacon exactly so I'll get that sorted out too while I'm out
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag RMWB (Aug 7, 2015 at 21:20)
       This might help with GPS. The trail forks segment is named Baconator but is both trails right now, I broke them down on Strava as best as I could.

      www.strava.com/segments/10159876

      www.strava.com/segments/10159878
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag shredb4dead (Aug 7, 2015 at 21:43)
       If you go left off the road at the 7k marker across/under the power lines you should be able to find the entrance to the Baconator. We enter from there in the early season at 7k and ride only the Baconator when there is still snow up high. On your way in you will cross a moto trail and go up and down some. There are some downed trees at this time. Once you get past the last downed tree the trail merging in on the right is the end of Sauce on Side. The video above shows the end of SOS at 4:21. Not sure if that helps but you can always PM me and I can show you person sometime if you like.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag RedRain32 (Aug 8, 2015 at 14:55)
       Cool yeah that video helps I will try to get it sorted
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag shredb4dead (Aug 8, 2015 at 23:34)
       Shouldn't be confusing any longer. Temporary trail signs went up today. One at the beginning of Sauce on Side and a Baconator one where the trails merge.(Start of Baconator)
      We tried to make the transition from the new trail to the old seamless with the same feel. I guess its job done since it's hard to tell where one ends and the other begins without the signs. Smile
      [Reply]

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