27.6 miles
5,148 ft
-5,141 ft
2,492 ft
High Point

Sunshine Coast Challenge Course - Day 2 - This day will test your mettle with 44km and over 1500m of elevation gain from Sechelt to the Langdale ferry! But don't worry - take it easy and enjoy our single track trails that has made mountain biking on the Sunshine Coast world class. From Porpoise Bay Park you'll ride along Inlet Road to Dusty Road. Its not a gentle climb - but its paved - so lock out that suspension and hammer! Our first singletrack awaits, BLT, which is great flowy downhill to the Chapman Creek trail. Make sure to stop at the new bridge across Chapman Creek to take some beautiful pictures. A quick hill to top spits the rider out to the airport where you'll ride a gentle climbing logging to Honeybee. Then left up another quick logging road climb and then onto Blazing Saddles, up El Dorado/Ripped Nipple. Once on Witch's Brew, we'll stay almost level to slightly downhill for a good half hour along Trailfest/Wagon road to Up & Around, Guy's Gulch and HWY 103. Halfway along Hwy 103 - pat yourself on the back - cause its all downhill from there (well generally downhill Wink ) Hwy 102/Sidewinder is a 30min ultra flowy and fast downhill. Hooting and hollering will make you go faster on this trail! Once into Spockids, the trails change into bermed corners, and pump humps! Then we dive into the Lunge trail to cross over Langdale creek then into new singletrack all the way down to the ferry. You'll need to pinch yourself once you arrive at the ferry to make sure that ride wasn't a dream.

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More Stats for Great Explorations 2015 - Day 2 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    30 ft
  • Altitude start
    30 ft
  • Altitude end
    37 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    14.8 miles
  • Distance down
    12.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,418 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Hwy 102
Oct 23, 2016 @ 3:53pm
Oct 23, 2016
Tree down by bridge. 5m bride to replace. Very stringer available on site. Cedar planks may be manufactured on site too
Hwy 103
Oct 23, 2016 @ 11:43am
Oct 23, 2016
Tree down on logging road shortly before entrance. About 1 foot in diameter. Easy to lift your bike over.
Lunge (Langdale Trail)
Oct 22, 2016 @ 5:42pm
Oct 22, 2016
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
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Oct 10, 2016 @ 10:27pm
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Guy's Gulch
Oct 10, 2016 @ 10:27pm
Oct 10, 2016
Large tree down across the trail, blocking trail near the bottom.
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