2,922 ft
Distance
225 ft
Climb
-4 ft
Descent
00:07:35
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    York Creek
    Coleman, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This trail provides an easy single-track climb to the top of Whistling Post. By connecting to Toad Stool on the other side of the Pipeline Connector East, it is the most direct route to the top of Sooper Trooper, and also a good way to get to School of Rock, Squirrel Shit, and Big Bear.

The trail is an abandoned road that has reverted to single-track.

Access Info

From the parking area at the CP Rail tracks and 81 St. in Coleman, head along the Community Trail and cross the bridge in the Green Mountain RV Park and turn east (left) towards York Creek Road. Before reaching the main York Creek Road, turn right towards the old Kenworth Shop and look for the single-track across the field.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Up to the Whistling Post mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    221 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,310 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,531 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,310 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,531 ft
  • Grade
    7.562%
  • Grade max
    -4.261%
  • Grade min
    40.535%
  • Distance climb
    2,536 ft
  • Distance down
    196 ft
  • Distance flat
    191 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:35
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to up-to-the-whistling-post trailhead (49.629895, -114.503258)
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Oct 20, 2018 @ 2:44pm
Oct 20, 2018
reporter
Sep 29, 2018 @ 4:36pm
Sep 29, 2018
May 8, 2018 @ 11:29am
May 8, 2018
reporter small patch of snow near bottom of trail
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Aug 2, 2017 @ 4:35pm
Aug 2, 2017
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Aug 2, 2017 @ 4:34pm
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Aug 2, 2017 @ 4:33pm
Aug 2, 2017
Up to the Whistling Post

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