779 ft
Distance
-183 ft
Descent
00:01:54
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont / Fernie Ridge
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #44096 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep drop in to start either Splitting Bears (head left onto SB) or keep straight down onto Kids Stuff.

Access Info

Accessed from the Bear Chutes road, just before the start of the climb to Big Money. Trail descends steeply down the right hand bank of the road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Splitting Bears bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -183 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,031 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,214 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,214 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,031 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.692%
  • Grade min
    -14.293%
  • Distance down
    779 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:31
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Status:
on Oct 9, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 2.5 (2 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.

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  • > 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

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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
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  • 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
      Directions to upper-splitting-bears trailhead (49.509860, -115.028370)
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      Upper Splitting... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 9, 2018 @ 11:08am
      Oct 9, 2018
      reporter Closed for Wildfire Mitigation
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 10:07am
      Aug 11, 2018
      Pretty loose higher up. Rest of the trail better.
      Aug 3, 2018 @ 7:29am
      Aug 3, 2018
      Great
      Sep 15, 2017 @ 5:45pm
      Sep 15, 2017
      reporter All trails are open again! Yay!
      Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:03am
      Sep 4, 2017
      reporter TRAILS ARE ALL CLOSED DUE TO FIRE HAZARD - SEVERE FINES FOR RIDING OR HIKING
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 56 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
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      • 431 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
      20 miles

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