Sale Mountain Biking Trail (aka Martha Creek Trail)

Rating: 5 stars.

Use: Biking.

Difficulty: Moderate (its a downhill bike trail). 

Distance: 9.0 km one way.

Description: This is the well used Sale Mountain Downhill Bike Trail. Otherwise known as ‘Martha’. Over 5000 feet of vertical descent. If you are a Downhill Biker, this is a must do.

Directions: Drive north from Revelstoke on Highway 23. Go past the Martha Creek Provincial Park Campground. Turn right onto the Sale FSR. From here  it is a 15.4 km drive to the BC Hydro Microwave site. Look for the start of the trail on the south side of the building. 

Trailhead GPS: 

  1. Sale FSR: N51 10.788 W118 12.026
  2. Sale Bike Trailhead: N51 09.945 W118 08.029
  3. Sale Bike End: N51 09.033 W118 11.990

Useful Maps:

Sale Mountain Biking Trail Overview Map PDF

Sale Mountain Biking Trail Detail Map PDF

Sale Mountain Biking Trail KML file on Dropbox

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Big smiles. Top of the trail, about to ride the 5000 feet to valley floor. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Matt Ellis on Martha. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Entering treeline on Martha. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Lots of bridges and ramps makes this trail flow. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Martha Creek Downhill. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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The downhill goes on and on… Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Todd Fonteyne on Martha Creek Downhill. Ben Wilkey Collection.
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Built up bridges navigate the large stumps. Ben Wilkey Collection.

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