1 miles
235 ft
-196 ft
Avg time

Wapiti Ridge Details

  • Riding Area
    Golden, British Columbia
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  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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Wapiti travels the corridor between the canyon and Sander Lake. It’s also the access point to or from Sternwheeler and the Gudjonson Trailhead.

Typically, Wapiti Ridge is a main artery trail that you will likely use on your way to other trails. Nonetheless, this is the type of cross country trail where you can put the hammer down to get in a bit of a cardio work out on your ride. Expect short moderate ups interspersed with short cruisey downs. Wapiti is commonly used in both directions so keep an eye open for on coming riders.

As of fall 2016, Wapiti Ridge now runs all the way to Sander Lake from the canyon. What used to be the east side of Ptarmigan Trot has been incorporated into Wapiti Ridge as part of a naming re-configuration by GCC in an attempt to ease navigation for new users.

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More Stats for Wapiti Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    39 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,941 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,107 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,980 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,287 ft
  • Distance down
    3,047 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,332 ft
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on Sep 23, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Directions to wapiti-ridge-3506 trailhead (51.234261, -116.934926)
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Wapiti Ridge Trail Reports

Sep 23, 2018 @ 12:17pm
Sep 23, 2018
Jul 17, 2017 @ 9:21pm
Jul 17, 2017
Multiple fallen trees on trail. Some are hard to spot
Jun 10, 2017 @ 6:23am
Jun 10, 2017
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Routes with this trail

Team Flying Dutchmen do Golden
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2016 Singletrack 6 - Tinhorn Creek Stage 6: Golden race
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