Cattaract Creek.

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Drove out yesterday and there was 6"-8" in the parking lot.Forcast is for more snow this week. :)
 
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Re: Catterac Creek.

has anyone dropped their sleds there yet??? whats it like the further back and the higher you get??? i assume it would be alright, but i'm not sure if i wanna be the first to try.
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

Keep me updated if you can, am thinking going to Catarac this weekend if there is enough snow.(I am in Edmonton)

Thank you!!
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

How far west of longview is Caterac creek?? Is it mountain riding??:confused:
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

Hey people,great site.I just joined last week.

Catarac/Etherington Creek area is about 1/2 hour west of Longview.You basically drive to the Highwood junction,where the highway closure is,then turn left(south).Follow the gravels road(usually snow covered by now) for 5min to get to Etherington loading area and 8min to Catarac parking.Both enter the same trail network.There is both trail riding on groomed(when snow permits) and ungroomed trails.Yes,there is decent mountain riding about 1hr ride in to the west and south.

If anyone makes it doen ther this weekend I would sure like an update.I am thinking of heading down the weekend of the Dec 8/9 and will update after that.
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

Never rode there, but heard about it. Camp there in the summer. How far (miles/kms) on trail to the alpine?
 

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Catarac creek is great for learning to ride and its great for families. We are, well me depending if i get this freaking cast off...taking our Kids there for their first mountain "experience"! Hope someone posts conditions. OH also if there is lots of snow the riding is GREAT for the powder and more serious riders. :)
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

If anyone is heading out there this weekend it would be great to know the conditions!!!:D
 

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4 of us are heading down there tomorrow for a test ride, I will let you know what the conditions are like when we get back.
 

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4 of us are heading down there tomorrow for a test ride, I will let you know what the conditions are like when we get back.

Please let us know! We are thinking of heading out on Sunday but are a bit hesitant to go without really knowing how the conditions are. I would be just happy to get out but I have been up there when there has not been too much snow and it can be pretty hard on the carbides.....

Thanks very much.

C.
 

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Yes We too would really like an update.Please "O" please give us an update.Dress warm eh!Hope to here there is a good start to this year.Stll planing on going next weekend dec 8/9.
 

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Re: Catterac Creek.

THough I have not yet been out there, I did call and was advised that there was very little snow!!

I decided not to head out there this weekend.
 

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I got my 600 running plan on going down there tomorrow to check things out.I am sure there is`nt a bunch of snow but will find out and report back.
 

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Re: Cataract Creek

Cataract Creek is great for trail riding. There are some cutblocks to play in when the snow gets deep. You can't beat the scenery either. The view from the top of Skyline trail is awesome. For those looking for a challenge, take the Fording Pass Trail over the divide and into B.C. The snow there can be incredible. You end up north of Elkford. Let's keep those snow reports coming....
 
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