This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
779 ft
Distance
-183 ft
Descent
00:01:54
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ridgemont
    Fernie, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #44096 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Parastone

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.

More Stats for Upper Splitting Bears mountain 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
    00:09:48
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Status:
on Jan 15, 2020
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 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
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Directions to upper-splitting-bears trailhead (49.509860, -115.028370)
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      Upper Splitting... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 15, 2020 @ 2:06pm
      Jan 15, 2020
      reporter Landowner confirmed at 1500 on Jan 15, 2020, no public access
      Jan 15, 2020 @ 1:58pm
      Jan 15, 2020
      reporter No say by landowner. Trails are considered open until further update
      Jan 10, 2020 @ 12:45pm
      Jan 10, 2020
      Trail is closed indefinitely
      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.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie race
      20 miles
      ST62020-S1draft race
      25 miles

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      Splitting Bears - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
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