2,694 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:16:59
Avg time

Upper Swamp Sister Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Mary Lake/Cowley Lake
    Whitehorse, Yukon
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #210890 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #56476 in Trail Running
    • #1771 in Dirtbiking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 100 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in Horseback
    • 5 in Snowshoeing

Gorgeous views of Cowley Creek and the surrounding mountains as the trail winds around the open ridge top. The beginning of the trail off Lower Swap Sister is steeper than indicated.

Access Info

Can be accessed from Lower Swamp Sister and the Kookatsoon Cutoff. The entrance to the north end is fairly obvious while the south end has multiple access points which all end up at the same place.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Upper Swamp Sister bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,408 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,418 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,413 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,418 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -2.5%
  • Grade min
    3.1%
  • Distance climb
    499 ft
  • Distance down
    407 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,722 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:10
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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
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      6 Months
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      • 8 miles avg distance
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      Aug 19, 2020 @ 11:42pm
      Aug 19, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      failte (Aug 19, 2020 at 23:43)
       The elevation profile is not correct. The beginning of the trail is quite steep but once it turns south if is flat.
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      • + 1
      failte (Sep 20, 2021 at 1:18)
       Recent Trail maintenance has greatly improved the trail's rideability
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