2,367 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-322 ft
Descent
2,956 ft
High Point

The Gulch DH Details

  • Riding Area
    Valemount
    Valemount, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #29585 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Old school XC downhill trail. Final 50m of the trail is a steep descent which crosses over 2nd Helping / Subversion, so watch for riders. Also, there's a number of log obstacles on the trail so be prepared to hop or stop.

Access Info

The trailhead is accessible from Swift Mountain Road. The sign is obscured by tall grass. New trail markers (flourescent ribbon) mark the entrance directly opposite the TH for Poker Run.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Gulch DH bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -316 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,639 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,955 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,639 ft
  • Grade
    -13.346%
  • Grade max
    -29.907%
  • Grade min
    9.445%
  • Distance climb
    115 ft
  • Distance down
    1,896 ft
  • Distance flat
    356 ft
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Status:
on May 7, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      The Gulch DH Trail Reports

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      May 7, 2017 @ 1:24pm
      May 7, 2017
      One large deadfall over trail just after entering trees.
      Apr 9, 2017 @ 10:56pm
      Apr 9, 2017
      Excellent riding from trailhead at Swift Mountain Road all the way down to the trailhead on Old Swift Creek#6. GPS data trail extension pending...
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      Apr 9, 2017 @ 11:04pm
      Apr 9, 2017
      The Gulch DH, Valemount
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      Apr 9, 2017 @ 11:03pm
      Apr 9, 2017
      The Gulch DH, Valemount

      Routes with this trail

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      Meadowlarker
      8 miles
      Swift Creek South-North Traverse Loop
      6 miles

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