Kootenay Columbia Trails Network

As the mountain bike capital of Canada, Rossland is a two wheelers dream with 32 official trails covering over 170kms within the city limits, many trail heads an easy pedal from Rossland's historic downtown main street.

With trails for all ability levels from rolling green rated loop trails like the Wagon Road winding its way up the valley from Warfield to Rossland, through long and cruisy intermediate trails like the famed Oasis trail which drops over 3,000 vertical feet from high in the Nancy Greene Pass down to the mighty Columbia River to high speed downhill thrills on the advanced and double black rated trails with numerous stunts like Whiskey that take advantage of the natural geography to offer thrilling, adventurous rides.

Home to the world famous Seven Summits Trail rated as "Epic" by the International Mountain Bike Association which traverses the Rossland Range in truly epic fashion and hosts a major biking and trail running race each year.

As Canada’s mountain bike capital Rossland is truly a world class Mountain Bike destination.The endless trails, strong and vibrant trails society and mountain bike culture is as good a venue as any in the country for hosting mountain biking events.

Hosting Portfolio: 
  • Annual -Seven Summits Race
  • The Rubberhead Classic
Fast Facts: 

32 Trails covering 117km's
Seven Summits Trail one of a select group of Trails rated “Epic” by the International Mountain Bike Association


With many trailheads accessible within a short pedal of downtown Rossland the 117km trail network covers the hills and mountains surrounding Rossland extending through the Rossland Range out to Nancy Greene Pass. All trailheads are located less than half an hour from Rossland’s center. Only a ten minute drive north of the Canada/US Border, a 2.5 hour drive from Spokane International Airport (Washington State) and 3.5 hour drive from Kelowna International Airport. Rossland is easily accessible from major airports in both Canada and the United States. The regional airport of Trail is a 20 minute drive north-east, and the Castlegar airport is a 30 minute drive north.


As Canada's second highest elevation city at 1,023 meters Rossland receives over 2,000 hours of sunshine a year as it often sits above the clouds and valley fog. Situated in a natural alpine amphitheatre surrounded by the mountains of the Rossland range windy days are rare. Average summer temperatures are 25 C high and 11 C low.

Facility Specs: 
Sound system
Owner Private
Office space
Weight room / fitness facility
Equipment storage
Ticket box
Media room
Internet capability  
Hospitality room
Facility Specs: 
Year completed 2009
Seating capacity 1000
Parking capacity 500
Medical room
Warm up area
Licensed for alcohol
Official rooms
Food services
Dressing rooms
Contact Info: 
Kootenay Columbia Trail Society   
Contact: Stewart Spooner –Trails Manager
Po Box 1179 e: stewspooner@telus.net
Rossland, BC p: 1-250-362-5095
V0G 1Y0 c: 1-250-368-1440