3 miles
Distance
67 ft
Climb
-3,906 ft
Descent
00:49:25
Avg time

The Monster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Buchanan (East)
    Kaslo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18788 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep with exposure

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for The Monster mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,839 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,405 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,244 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,244 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,405 ft
  • Grade max
    -89.109%
  • Grade min
    26.977%
  • Distance climb
    684 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    221 ft
  • Avg time
    00:49:25
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Status:
on Aug 27, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      The Monster Trail Reports

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      Aug 27, 2019 @ 6:27pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      reporter Sad to see this great trail in quite rough shape. A significant number of trees down. Many in not ideal locations. Would strongly recommend you...
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 6:27pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      reporter Needs a lot of trees cleared. Not safe at the moment as some are in high speed sections. Trail is generally overgrown.
      Jul 10, 2019 @ 7:42am
      Jul 10, 2019
      Awesome trail! About 10 trees down.
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      There were quite a few trees blown down on the trail. In 2 places they were in the middle of steep terrain and could not stop in time. I would...
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      In a couple places Large trees down across trail, blocking trail on very steep exposed parts of the trail. We had a couple of wrecks avoiding the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
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      • 0 rides
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      • 14 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 9:44pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      82 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:04pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      100 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:04pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      68 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:04pm
      Sep 2, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      Videos

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      The Monster part 1
      7:06 | 1141 | Nov 4, 2011 , Kaslo
      The Monster (part 2)
      11:36 | 1172 | Nov 5, 2011 , Kaslo
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