2,247 ft
Distance
-135 ft
Descent
00:03:21
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Upper Thirsty Beaver Trail
  • River Rats
    since 2010
    Builder

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cumberland trail network
    Cumberland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (8 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April to November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #261 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2491 in Trail Running
    • #8368 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

A Cumberland classic named after the beer was built in 2010 by the River Rats (Terry Lewis, Al Munday & John Simard) and significantly rebuilt (maintaining the original lines) in 2021with Norm Maximick leading the woodwork replacement. Lots of fun woodwork, log rides, rides through old growth stumps & a couple of smaller jumps all connected by numerous bermed corners giving it all a bit of flow. This trail is part of the Switchback/Potluck/Thirsty Beaver 4km long/300m vertical drop 3-pack of trails built by the River Rats. The carving at the top of the trail of a large beaver cradling a Thirsty Beaver beer was sculpted by Stan Wood.

Access Info

10km on Trent River Main.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Upper Thirsty Beaver mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -135 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,383 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,519 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,519 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,385 ft
  • Grade
    -6%
  • Grade max
    -23.5%
  • Grade min
    0.4%
  • Distance down
    2,156 ft
  • Distance flat
    92 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:49
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Status:
on Jul 6, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (81 votes)
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      Upper Thirsty Beaver Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 50 rides
      • 21.8 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 846 rides
      • 25.6 km avg distance
      All
      • 13,361 rides
      • Last: Jul 12, 2024

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      Jun 21, 2024 @ 6:51pm
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      Apr 7, 2024 @ 8:10pm
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