38.3 miles
Distance
7,272 ft
Climb
-7,272 ft
Descent
1,903 ft
High Point

The Nesters Market Squamish Test of Metal cross-country mountain bike race covers a 67 kilometer course with over 1,200 meters of climbing and 35 kilometer of single-track. The mass start of 1,000 riders is one of the highlights of this event which brings thousands of people into Squamish.

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Test of Metal mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    26 ft
  • Altitude start
    55 ft
  • Altitude end
    55 ft
  • Grade max
    -71.042%
  • Grade min
    65.574%
  • Distance climb
    17.5 miles
  • Distance down
    16.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4.1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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A-Line Endo
A-Line Endo
trail: Endo
1:38 | 1053 | comments: 6 | favs: 8
Aug 26, 2012
caught my crank arm on the take-off lip of a table top. pitched me forward to an unrecoverable position. bike and i survived just fine
Doumont rd
Doumont rd
trail: Endo
0:11 | 462 | comments: 4 | favs: 0
Aug 27, 2014
X-up to endo whooooooops
Whistler crash
Whistler crash
trail: Endo
1:17 | 1622 | comments: 11 | favs: 2
Jun 2, 2013
Stupid endo

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Rob's Corners
Nov 27, 2016 @ 10:52pm
Nov 27, 2016
Mashiter
Nov 22, 2016 @ 5:06pm
Nov 22, 2016
Bridge was damaged by windstorm and moto has been repaired.
Mark My Word
Nov 22, 2016 @ 5:01pm
Nov 22, 2016
Ramp off of the cliff and toothpick bridge near the bottom have both been replaced.
Rollercoaster
Nov 22, 2016 @ 4:58pm
Nov 22, 2016
All of the lakes on the upper part have been drained, some puddles remain on the insides of corners. A quick clean up of some of the corners on the upper part of the decent. Have fun, its running the best it has in a few years.
Dirk's Diggler
Nov 17, 2016 @ 4:34pm
Nov 17, 2016
Bearly adequate slab - Dirks exit stage right. did some drainage/armouring improvements near the end.
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