5.8 miles
Distance
1,450 ft
Climb
-720 ft
Descent
00:48:15
Avg time

CBT Mainline Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    CBT, the Mainline
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-Nov
  • Global Ranking
    #8605
  • Year Opened
    2010

The popularity of CBT Mainline has lead to it becoming the backbone for a number of other trails branching off it creating the CBT Mainline trail network. With a minimal grade this trail climbs as well as it descends, making it one of the most ridden trails in Golden.

CBT is most commonly ridden from the CBT Mainline Trailhead parking area. It climbs up gently over numerous natural benches to the Tallis Forest Service Road and Cedar Lake. Several trails easily accessed off of CBT provide numerous riding options. Along CBT itself, riders will enjoy the smooth, gradual climb with occasional opportunity to sprint short sections of the trail. Of particular note, the sections of CBT traversing north-south on either side of the BC Hydro Powerline (shown on the map) are especially worth gearing in to middle ring. If ridden at fast speeds, these tight winding, sections will give you the feeling of flying a podrunner. Make noise! Let on coming traffic know your presence.

Access Info

Trailhead is located at the Mainline trailhead, west of the bridge over the Columbia River at the junction of the Golf Course Drive and the KHMR road. An alternate trailhead is located at Cedar Lake Rec Site 2 km up the Tallis FSR. Both trailheads have vault toilets, map kiosks and donation boxes.

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More Stats for CBT Mainline mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    730 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,591 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,393 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,633 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,363 ft
  • Grade
    2.364%
  • Grade max
    -18.018%
  • Grade min
    34.261%
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    2.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,759 ft
  • Avg time
    00:48:15
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on May 15, 2016
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CBT Mainline Trail Reports

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May 15, 2016 @ 5:41pm
May 15, 2016
Mostly dry and tacky with a few puddles but mostly running fast and dry
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