9.2 miles
Distance
1,738 ft
Climb
-1,726 ft
Descent
2,817 ft
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A good mid-entry level loop for Whistler XC trails. A step beyond Lost Lake trails, with lots of easy opportunities to peel out if you're getting tired. A few short but grunty climbs, with moderately easy (for Whistler) descents. The final trail, It's Business Time (aka Duncan's Trail) does get a bit more technical and is rated a black. There's the option to skip out after Hi-Hi and descend down Far Side trail between East Side Main FSR road and the river (a fun, fast and flowy descent). Approx time for this loop would be 1.5 hours, more if you're stopping, less if you're hammering.

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1.5 hour Function Trails Loop - Med to Hard Difficulty is a 9 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Whistler British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 19 trails. This route climbs 1,738 ft with a max elevation of 2,817 ft then descends -1,726 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for 1.5 hour Function Trails Loop - Med to Hard Difficulty mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    4 hr 22 min
  • Altitude min
    1,962 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,962 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,972 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.9%
  • Grade min
    74.1%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,281 ft
Avg: 2 (1 votes)
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BUSINESS TIME | Black trail | Whistler
BUSINESS TIME | Black trail | Whistler
9:48 | 41 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 28, 2023
HIGH SIDE + HIHI | Blue trail | Cheakamus -...
HIGH SIDE + HIHI | Blue trail | Cheakamus - Whistler
trail: HiHi
4:02 | 19 | comments: 0 | favs:
Nov 27, 2023

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Riverside
Feb 17, 2024 @ 11:27am
Feb 17, 2024
Fallen tree
High Side
Feb 16, 2024 @ 3:40pm
Feb 16, 2024
Access is interesting as road is a skating rink in places but thin layer of snow, fully ride-able, no trees down
HiHi
Feb 9, 2024 @ 3:14pm
Feb 9, 2024
6" tree down as pictured in previous report. 99% snow free, velcro dirt
Farside
Feb 7, 2024 @ 9:06pm
Feb 7, 2024
Trees cleared. I got the massive one near the suspension bridge and a medium-sized one halfway up, and someone else got the one near the bottom. The trail has a bunch of packed snow and ice but is generally rideable.
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Duncan's (It's Business Time)
Feb 6, 2024 @ 4:11pm
Feb 6, 2024
cleared the deadfall posted 2 days ago and then cleared the rest of the trail. A few tiny patches of snow on the N section past AM/PM, but fine to ride. One tree partially blocking the trail (right at the Vail CYA sign) could be pushed aside by 2 or 3 people. Another tree about 30cm thick blocking the trail at the bottom, about 20m up from the valley trail.
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  • By chrisclarkwhistler1 & contributors
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