1 miles
Distance
63 ft
Climb
-912 ft
Descent
00:11:35
Avg time

Whiskey Details

  • Riding area
    Malde Creek
    Rossland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June - Oct
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #2204
  • OSM Way

The Whiskey trail has seen many changes over the years, and in it’s current incarnation exhibits a mixed personality.
A short, challenging climb begins the trail and leads to the padding up point. The first section of the descent is known
as Whiskey on the Rocks, where a sequence of rock slabs and bluffs test your bike handling skills. The middle and lower
sections are mostly fast, sinuous single-track, peppered with stunts and jumps and the occasional rock slab, which empties onto the Railgrade for a quick ride back to town or parked vehicle.

Access Info

On the drive from Rossland, watch for the parking area on the Railgrade, just off Gelez Rd, about 500m past Drakes Rd
intersection. Leave a vehicle here if shuttling. Ride (it’s about a 45 min climb) or drive to the top of Malde Creek Rd, a rough gravel road. After four switchbacks and just past the turnoff to Birch main (gated) the road flattens and the signpost to Whiskey can be found on the left. The Whiskey trail ends on the Railgrade where you turn left, back to your car, or continue back to Rossland.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Whiskey mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -849 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,955 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,803 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,803 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,955 ft
  • Grade
    -12.345%
  • Grade max
    -54.698%
  • Grade min
    15.837%
  • Distance climb
    1,226 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    255 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:35
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Status:
on Aug 21, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (9 votes)

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Whiskey Trail Reports

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Aug 21, 2017 @ 4:49pm
Aug 21, 2017
great slabs, flow and use of the terrain
Jul 15, 2017 @ 4:23pm
Jul 15, 2017
Jun 14, 2017 @ 11:14pm
Jun 14, 2017
Clear and dry. Running great.
May 11, 2017 @ 2:45pm
May 11, 2017
reporter The KCTS trail-crew has now completed seasonal maintenance.
May 7, 2017 @ 8:59am
May 7, 2017
Clear and good to go. A few wet spots but nothing serious.
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Aug 25, 2017 @ 11:50pm
Aug 25, 2017
| 1 comments Whiskey, Rossland
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Jul 29, 2017 @ 11:46am
Jul 29, 2017
| 1 comments Whiskey, North Vancouver
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Jun 7, 2017 @ 8:40pm
Jun 7, 2017
Whiskey, Rossland
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Jun 19, 2015 @ 11:59am
Jun 19, 2015
Whiskey, Rossland

Routes with this trail

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11 miles
Whiskey (shuttle)
2 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Leo101 (Aug 3, 2016 at 9:57)
 This is definitely one of the best trails in the Rossland area, also (whiskey on rocks). Well thought out for erosion control. This is truly a mountain bike trail.Great ride..
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