1.7 miles
Distance
457 ft
Climb
-584 ft
Descent
00:25:08
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Upper Wall (The Wall Part I) Trail

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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cranbrook Community Forest
    Cranbrook, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #47112 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #37058 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Private Land

The Wall - The entire Wall ride is a challenging 6.8km, buffet of trail. Anyone with an appreciation for trail design and hand built trails must ride The Wall. Laid out during 140 hours of scouting with his dog Diesel, and hand built over four years, Austin's masterpiece was completed in the autumn of 2018. The Wall has a little bit of everything: interesting terrain, natural technical features, spectacular views, fun descents, and tough climbs.

Upper Wall (The Wall Part I) - The top portion of The Wall is 2.4km technical and physical challenge par excellence. The trail wonders all over the hillside and can be hard to follow. The key is to hold your line when crossing over the other trails. To find it, pay close attention at the top of The Darkside climb. You will need to take a hard right at the very beginning of The Deep End descent.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Upper Wall (The Wall Part I) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -126 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,851 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,004 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,989 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,862 ft
  • Grade
    -1.37%
  • Grade max
    -38.89%
  • Grade min
    49.575%
  • Distance climb
    4,159 ft
  • Distance down
    4,206 ft
  • Distance flat
    854 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:59
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on Apr 23, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (8 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 35 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 116 rides
      • Last: Jul 31, 2022

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      Jan 17, 2022 @ 2:37pm
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      Sep 10, 2004 @ 4:02pm
      Sep 10, 2004

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 2
      firetk (May 30, 2019 at 9:44)
      I will start of by saying this trail is amazingly well built, and a ton of working went in to it from almost only one builder.

      Now my review, if you like to just descend STAY AWAY from this trail, on the upper part of this trail there is no section that is longer than 10 seconds of down. Tons of pedaling for not much reward for us enduro riders.

      If you are a cross country lover then this is the trail for you, tons of cool features, technical corners, and great views.
      E-bikers will love this trail as well.
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      Clearing Finger, Hole in the Wall, and Lagoni...
      2:34 | 307 | May 21, 2013 , Cranbrook
      Gnomalizer Curved Wall Ride
      0:09 | 9547 | Nov 4, 2007 , Cranbrook
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