2 miles
Distance
181 ft
Climb
-1,272 ft
Descent
00:16:05
Avg time

When Pigs Fly Details

  • Riding Area
    Boer Mountain
    Burns Lake, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #15390 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

When Pigs Fly is a signature trail in Burns Lake and a must ride for everyone. Designed by Gravity Logic from Whistler Bike Park fame, the flow on WPF is exactly what you would expect, pure fun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for When Pigs Fly bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,091 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,882 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,984 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,984 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,894 ft
  • Grade max
    -37.202%
  • Grade min
    17.867%
  • Distance climb
    2,319 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    532 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:43
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Status:
on Nov 7, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to when-pigs-fly-31708 trailhead (54.256309, -125.676598)
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      When Pigs Fly Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 7, 2018 @ 10:30am
      Nov 7, 2018
      reporter Snow accumulating, some trees down, season officially over, use at own risk, stay tuned for Fat Biking access updates
      May 17, 2018 @ 7:28am
      May 17, 2018
      reporter Trees have been cleared, some wet places on upper pigs but trail is open and in great shape
      May 2, 2018 @ 9:12am
      May 2, 2018
      reporter Snow is melting fast, trails are saturated with water. Please stay off the trails until they dry sufficiently to harden up. We will post trails as...
      Mar 28, 2018 @ 9:25am
      Mar 28, 2018
      reporter Unusually high snowfall this winter and colder than normal March temperatures has left a lot of snow on all trails, some great fatbiking on some...
      Mar 28, 2018 @ 9:25am
      Mar 28, 2018
      reporter Unusually high snowfall this winter and colder than normal March temperatures has left a lot of snow on all trails, some great fatbiking on some...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 33 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 238 rides
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      Photos

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      When Pigs Fly, Burns Lake
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      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:55pm
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      When Pigs Fly, Burns Lake
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      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:55pm
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      When Pigs Fly, Burns Lake
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      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:55pm
      Sep 7, 2010
      When Pigs Fly, Burns Lake

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