1,545 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-50 ft
Descent
00:02:26
Avg time

West Coast Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Central Edmonton (South)
    Edmonton, Alberta
  • AKA
    Canada Cup Network
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #736 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This trail offers up a taste of the rooty, technical trails found on the west coast; right in the heart of Edmonton.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for West Coast Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -39 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,136 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,186 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,176 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,136 ft
  • Grade
    -2.53%
  • Grade max
    -9.552%
  • Grade min
    6.636%
  • Distance climb
    388 ft
  • Distance down
    1,058 ft
  • Distance flat
    99 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:56
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Status:
on Nov 20, 2018
Icy
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to west-coast-trail trailhead (53.526610, -113.488740)
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      West Coast Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 20, 2018 @ 4:19pm
      Nov 20, 2018
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 4:15pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Awesome conditions.
      Jul 25, 2018 @ 6:29am
      Jul 25, 2018
      No tree anymore.
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 4:28pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      Tree down on trail
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 4:27pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      Tree down on trail
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 283 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,074 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      8 |
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 4:28pm
      Jul 24, 2018
      West Coast Trail, My City
      84 |
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 6:54am
      Sep 1, 2017
      West Coast Trail, Edmonton
      299 |
      Oct 15, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 15, 2014
      West Coast Trail, Edmonton
      275 |
      Feb 25, 2012 @ 8:10am
      Feb 25, 2012
      West Coast Trail, Edmonton

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag A-Anderson (Sep 29, 2014 at 13:32)
       Is this trail "Dirty Mattress"?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag mtnbikermitch (Oct 20, 2014 at 19:17)
       Nope. The trail east (up the hill) from this trail is called dirty mattress.
      [Reply]

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