3 miles
Distance
818 ft
Climb
-1,185 ft
Descent
00:34:22
Avg time

Upper BS Details

  • Riding area
    Columbia Lake
    Fairmont, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Global Ranking

A fantastic trail that doesn't see a lot of traffic.
This trail rolls through mixed forest and traverses some more open ridge lines.
The trail is mostly hardpack with some looser and steep sections.
The final decent is a highlight with about ~8 small jumps (15-30cm) to get your tires off the ground and put a smile on your face.

You can ride this trail out and back, but there are some climbs on the way back that may be impossible?

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Upper BS mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -367 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,861 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,474 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,227 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,861 ft
  • Grade
    -2.21%
  • Grade max
    -51.055%
  • Grade min
    46.437%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,187 ft
  • Avg time
    00:34:22
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Status:
on Aug 20, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Upper BS Trail Reports

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Aug 20, 2017 @ 8:18pm
Aug 20, 2017
Trail is great shape. 3 trees down (~12") none of them are overly dangerous, just flow killers as you have to dismount to get over/under them.
Aug 12, 2017 @ 10:48pm
Aug 12, 2017
Trail in great shape. 3 metres of mud in the upper section, just above Meredith Creek trail intersection (small single board bridge) and the steep...
May 7, 2017 @ 9:15pm
May 7, 2017
Rode on May 6. Mostly dry and in great tacky condition. Only the couple of small creek crossings were muddy, otherwise in great shape. Love the...
May 7, 2017 @ 9:11pm
May 7, 2017
Rode May 6. Mostly in great shape, nice tacky trail conditions. Only the few small creek crossings near the upper start were muddy. Love the easy...
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Aug 13, 2017 @ 8:42am
Aug 13, 2017
Upper BS, Calgary
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 10:51pm
Aug 12, 2017
Upper BS, Calgary
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 10:51pm
Aug 12, 2017
Upper BS, Calgary
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Aug 12, 2017 @ 10:51pm
Aug 12, 2017
Upper BS, Calgary

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag burtyboy (Apr 17, 2017 at 21:35)
 Fun trail to extend Spirit Trail. This trail should only be ridden North to South (downhill) unless you want to work really hard and push your bike back up a few really steep sections.
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