20.4 miles
5,541 ft
-5,522 ft
4,941 ft
High Point

*Elevation data may be highly variable by device or mapping platform, as different software may use various data sources and calculation methods. Our total elevation gain for the stage is a middle estimate based on readings from multiple devices.

The 2016 Singletrack 6 will kick off with Stage 1 on the southeast side of town in the Castle and Ridgemont networks. The stage will start with our traditional downtown roll-out before tackling the classic Hyperventilation climb and the timed descent on Hyperextension. From there it’s on to some more great new trails: Kush, Kushier, and Kushiest. Then it’s back on the classic and fun Coal Discovery trail, and one more climb up through Sidewinder, Eric’s and Kid’s Stuff. We finish up with a challenging run down Hessian and Broken Hip into the finish at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
  • 1.9 miles distance
  • 233 ft climb
  • -1,438 ft descent


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More Stats for 2016 Singletrack 6 - Thule Stage 1: Fernie mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    19 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,291 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,301 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,320 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    10.0 miles
  • Distance down
    9.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,871 ft
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