3,665 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-368 ft
Descent
00:11:17
Avg time

Valve Job Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pidherny Recreation Site
    Prince George, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Apr-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #39006 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #27616 in Trail Running
    • #28207 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

This trail is a fun and flowy down, and a nice hard climb up. It's one of the first trails to be snow-free in the spring. No TTFs, just fun singletrack.

Access Info

Access to this trail is either from the cutblock to the south (see map) or access trail from Foothills. Papa Woods crosses this trail about 1/3 of the way down Valve Job.

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More Stats for Valve Job mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -360 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,246 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,605 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,605 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,247 ft
  • Grade
    -9.8%
  • Grade max
    -48.3%
  • Grade min
    9.6%
  • Distance climb
    249 ft
  • Distance down
    3,415 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:59
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Status:
on Apr 30, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Valve Job Trail Reports

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      Apr 30, 2022 @ 11:35pm
      Apr 30, 2022
      Tree down on upper valve job - use caution
      Apr 10, 2022 @ 11:45am
      Apr 10, 2022
      reporter some ice on lower, otherwise clear and dry
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 4:45pm
      Jul 28, 2021
      May 29, 2021 @ 8:10pm
      May 29, 2021
      theres a tree leaning over the trail after the new england clam chowder turn off
      May 23, 2021 @ 8:20pm
      May 23, 2021
      Some of the wood landing's are broken and need some work and there is a tree that should probably be moved.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 135 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 643 rides
      • Last: Aug 7, 2022

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      Mar 7, 2016 @ 4:37pm
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      Mar 7, 2016 @ 4:37pm
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      228 |
      Mar 7, 2016 @ 4:37pm
      Mar 7, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      2022 PGCC Rustchucker (Full) race13 miles
      2022 PGCC Sunduro race9 miles
      Hagen Half 2022 race14 miles
      Pidherney XC perimeter anticlockwise12 miles

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