This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
854 ft
Distance
-310 ft
Descent
00:03:30
Avg time

Upper Snake Details

  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    unknown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking

Upper Snake used to be the only mountains extremely difficult trail with a double black rating. However due to damage caused to the ecosystem nearby, they closed off the trail for a few years and it is now back under construction at a nearby area. This trail is very steep with soft dirt, meant for a quick ride down and drifting almost every corner.

Access Info

Trail head off of Mel's Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Snake bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -310 ft
  • Altitude min
    561 ft
  • Altitude max
    870 ft
  • Altitude start
    870 ft
  • Altitude end
    561 ft
  • Grade max
    -48.128%
  • Grade min
    -23.637%
  • Distance down
    854 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:30
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:07
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Status:
on Apr 22, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Upper Snake Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Apr 22, 2016 @ 11:37pm
      Apr 22, 2016
      Running Great!
      Oct 22, 2015 @ 11:33am
      Oct 22, 2015
      Still closed. Fence at top.
      Oct 11, 2015 @ 9:56pm
      Oct 11, 2015
      Jul 23, 2015 @ 8:16pm
      Jul 23, 2015
      closed and fenced in some parts
      Jun 24, 2015 @ 10:40pm
      Jun 24, 2015
      Fencing put up near entrance off Mel's (in front of sign that says Trail Closed"). Seems there more active efforts (perhaps BMBA in coordination...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 206 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      266 |
      Sep 22, 2015 @ 6:41pm
      Sep 22, 2015
      Upper Snake, Vancouver
      338 |
      Sep 22, 2015 @ 6:41pm
      Sep 22, 2015
      Upper Snake, Vancouver

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 3
      flag ParkerJonesmtb (Nov 19, 2015 at 14:28)
       does anyone know where the new upper snake is supposed to be and when it's going to open
      [Reply]

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