3 miles
Distance
120 ft
Climb
-3,470 ft
Descent
01:49:19
Avg time

Upper Della Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lillooet
    , British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #27592 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Loose, rocky, shaly single track descent from the top of Askom Mountain.
Only the most committed riders will make it up there with their bike on their back, scrambling up loose shale.
And only the most expert riders (Danny Hart sized balls) will ride back down.
Views form the top are spectacular though.

Access Info

Hike-a-bike access only by pushing up the down trail from the access road... And it goes straight up the mountain over steep, loose, shale & rocks. In sections this becomes more like bike-mountaineering. Not for the faint of heart or uncommitted.

More Stats for Upper Della bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,351 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,999 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,350 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,350 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,999 ft
  • Grade
    -22.227%
  • Grade max
    -85.447%
  • Grade min
    19.601%
  • Distance climb
    1,688 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    446 ft
  • Avg time
    01:49:19
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Status:
on Aug 2, 2019
Very 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
  • 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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      Upper Della Trail Reports

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      Aug 2, 2019 @ 1:36am
      Aug 2, 2019
      went up a couple weeks ago, trail portion only had 2 downed trees and you could go under one and over the other. so it must of been cleared...
      Jun 3, 2019 @ 1:39pm
      Jun 3, 2019
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail- We tried to hike to the top. MANYYYY trees down along the way. We turned around, it became a...
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 8:16pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      Brushed and cleared small medium downed trees in the forested portion of trail. Still 2 downed trees that need chainsaw.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 8 rides
      •  

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      Oct 3, 2019 @ 9:30pm
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      Oct 3, 2019 @ 2:17pm
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      Oct 3, 2019 @ 2:17pm
      Oct 3, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      flag Atkins (Aug 21, 2017 at 21:35)
       100% Adventure!!!!!!! Great fun!
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