2 miles
Distance
145 ft
Climb
-1,230 ft
Descent
00:16:20
Avg time

When Pigs Fly Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Boer Mountain and Kager Lake
    Burns Lake, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #15390 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 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 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,085 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,893 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,988 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,988 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,902 ft
  • Grade
    -8.622%
  • Grade max
    -37.24%
  • Grade min
    20.868%
  • Distance climb
    2,155 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,060 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:53
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2020
Wet
Avg: 4.2 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to when-pigs-fly-31708 trailhead (54.256190, -125.676740)
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      When Pigs Fly Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 10:23am
      3 days
      reporter
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 9:49am
      Jun 30, 2020
      reporter
      May 30, 2020 @ 8:00pm
      May 30, 2020
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 7:32pm
      Apr 20, 2020
      reporter All trails closed until they dry and firm up, fatbiking season is over, trails are wet and muddy
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 6:16pm
      Oct 11, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 18 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 56 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 238 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      11 |
      May 13, 2020 @ 9:32am
      May 13, 2020
      233 |
      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:56pm
      Sep 7, 2010
      251 |
      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:55pm
      Sep 7, 2010
      208 |
      Sep 7, 2010 @ 6:55pm
      Sep 7, 2010

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