6.3 miles
Distance
1,058 ft
Climb
-1,160 ft
Descent
1,760 ft
High Point

Open Category for the Red Mountain XC Course:

Open Cat: Roughly 10km
Start just above the pipes above the gun club
Stay left at the fork and Climb the lower road up to Valley View
Climb Valley View
Follow the road around and turn right heading back to Big Red
Go down Big Red
At the end of Big red turn left on the main fire road and head left down to Black Tie
Take Black Tie down into Lower Momentum
After Momentum take TWSS
After TWSS Follow Moth up the hill
After you go under the fallen tree head left and follow Moth out to the road
The race will end just as you pop out on the access road that takes you back to Dewdney trunk rd

Detailed Description
2015 Trailblazer XC Open Course is a 6 mile expert race route located near Mission British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 1,058 ft with a max elevation of 1,760 ft then descends -1,160 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
lostlunchbox (Jul 30, 2018 at 19:17)
Trail Momentum
This isn't a two way trail in it's entirety and should be noted as such in at least the description. There are a couple sections above Black Tie that i'd be surprised if many, let alone any, could clean. Even below Black Tie there are a handfull of root ledges etc that will have a a lot of people unfamiliar with the trail off the bike IMO/E. I'd put this on the easier end of the black scale going down from the top and going up to black tie.
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  • + 2
welfarebum (Sep 28, 2017 at 18:17)
Trail Big Red
I loved this unique trail! It seems to follow a century-old logging road that was blasted through the rock. Rocky but very little rubble is what makes it so special. So you end up with a long drawn-out gradual rock staircase down through the forest, matted with pine needles. Just keep moving and you never have to put your feet down as you fly down the mountain picking your way over and around obstacles. Just a blast. As an added bonus, the forest seems to strangely enclose the trail, creating a tunnel effect.
Way better than Red Rider or Momentum.
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  • + 1
sidecut (May 21, 2017 at 23:55)
Trail Big Red
Ton of fun. Fast and natural with a bit of everything along the way - rocky, loamy, steep, tight.
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Route Sections

1 Open Timed Descent

Trails in Route

RE1001,791 ft
RW1001 mile
Valley View3,678 ft
RE1503,612 ft
Access3705 ft
RE1302,474 ft
Big Red1 mile
Black Tie509 ft
Momentum4,275 ft

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for 2015 Trailblazer XC Open Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -103 ft
  • Altitude min
    784 ft
  • Altitude start
    891 ft
  • Altitude end
    787 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -36.6%
  • Grade min
    35.1%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,061 ft
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
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