very spectacular region of British Columbia
that sits between the Rocky Mountains and the
Purcells is spectacular to look at with excellent
mountain biking throughout the area.
mountain biking is done using a number of the
old road and rail beds from the coal mining
days, trails include the Coal Creek Trail, The
Fernie Classic, Hartley Lake, The Moccasin,
Sherwoody Forest, La Bamba and Bear Chutes.
the major city in the BC Rockies has excellent
mountain biking facilities. Try the moderate
Forestry Hill Bypass Trail/Yellow Loop. The
Big Hill is technically and physically difficult
and Isidore Canyon Trail is easy and perfect
for all riders.
The Columbia River Valley at Radium
Hot Springs is an easy going and a good
way to get a closer look at this area of British
Columbia. Hit the high country at Invermere
and take to the Panorama Trails, ride the Paradise
Mine Trail, Delphine Creek/Glacier Lookout Trail
and the Jumbo Creek Trail all are different
and range from the moderate to difficult.
is a picturesque town located in the mountains
with some outstanding mountain biking trails
where locals take advantage of their area's
alpine terrain. Biking you'll enjoy here includes
Canyon Creek Loop a moderate to difficult ride,
the West Bench Lower Road is an easy trail and
the Powerline Descent is for the skilled. Be
safe, have fun mountain biking in the BC Rockies.
& Suppliers in the BC Rockies:
best way to cycle and to have complete up to
date information on trails is to join a cycle
club. For information on clubs, activities,
rules and regulations contact the Cycling BC
office at (604) 737-3034 or visit their web
For a list of local bike shops, contact the
local Chamber of Commerce in each town, they
will be pleased to help you out. When out mountain
biking the most important thing is to be safe,
have fun and respect private property.