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Location: Panorama Mountain Village, British Columbia, Canada

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Bike Park Description

Panorama Mountain Village is home to the best downhill mountain bike park in British Columbia’s Kootenay region. With high-speed chairlift access, the Kona Groove Approved Bike Park offers riders of all abilities a multitude of options. It features two beginner trails for those new to the sport, varied intermediate trails to boost confidence on steeps, features, and technical terrain, along with expert downhill and North Shore style trails, a biker-cross course, a drop park, and a trials park. New this year is a 3.2 km machine-built beginner run with bermed turns and a dedicated base camp where riders can meet up. Situated at the base of the mountain, Lusti’s offers top-line Kona rental bikes, the latest clothing and protective gear, along with snacks and refreshments to fuel up after a big day on the mountain.

Bike Park Attributes

  • 2007 Kona Groove Approved Bike Park
  • High-Speed Quad Chairlift
  • 380m /1246ft vertical
  • Downhill and Cross-Country options
  • Biker-Cross Course, Drop Park, & Trials Park
  • North Shore Style Trails
  • Mountain Bike School featuring Gravity Logic certified instructors

Stats & Facts

  • Trails are rated as 20% Easy, 30% Intermediate, 30% Advanced, and 20% Expert
  • Signature runs include the original and popular Crazy Train, Insanity, & Quadzilla
  • Total length of runs measures 30km
  • Bike rentals & repairs available at the base of the mountain
  • Discounted mountain bike pass for all lodging guests

Hours of Operation

June 22nd – Sept 2nd
Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am to 8:00pm

URL Link

http://www.panoramaresort.com/todo/mountain_biking/index.htm

Driving Directions

From Calgary, drive one of the world's great mountain highways through Banff and Kootenay National Parks (3.5 hrs drive - 292 km/181 miles).

  • From Calgary,travel west onHighway 1 (Trans Canada Highway) through Canmore and Banff.
  • About 30km west ofBanffexit Highway 1at Castle Junction and take Highway 93 through Kootenay National Park towards Radium Hot Springs.
  • Follow Highway 93 to Radium and travel a few km through town – turn left on Highway 93/95 to Invermere.
  • At Invermere you'll arrive at a set of traffic lights – turn right and drive through the outskirts of town past Lake Windermere.
  • Just after the lake you'll cross a rail bridge – take the next right ontoPanorama Drive.
  • Now it's just 18km to Panorama. You'll drive through an industrial area and wind through pastureland and forest, but don't worry you'reon the righttrack and weare waiting for you!
  • Banff - 167km
  • Calgary - 292km
  • Edmonton - 590km
  • Golden, B.C - 136km
  • Cranbrooke, B.C - 148km
Fernie, B.C - 240km

 








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