35 miles
Distance
5,925 ft
Climb
-5,921 ft
Descent
4,106 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.

After a night of well deserved rest you’ll be ready to switch gears on the Moonrakers and CBT trail systems. Fast and flowy best describe this day. You’ll be grinning ear-to-ear while gliding through lush forests and flying down trails like CBT Mainline, Canyon Creek and Gold Rush.

While parts of this stage resemble the route we used last time we were through Golden in 2014, much of the stage has been overhauled including new trails like Hemiptera, Odinata, and a higher entry to the stunning Canyon Creek Trail.

There are over 150km of trail in this system and we’ve hand picked the best to ensure this is a day you’ll never forget. All routes are subject to change at any time to allow for quality control, safety of the riders and wildlife.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
  • 2 miles distance
  • 216 ft climb
  • -972 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 2016 Singletrack 6 - Tinhorn Creek Stage 6: Golden mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    3 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,562 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,592 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,595 ft
  • Grade
    0.002%
  • Grade max
    -47.825%
  • Grade min
    38.35%
  • Distance climb
    17 miles
  • Distance down
    16 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
T4 - LSD - Canyon Creek in Golden BC; lift...
T4 - LSD - Canyon Creek in Golden BC; lift accessed from Kicking Horse
1:10 | 435 | comments: 0 | favs: 2
Sep 20, 2017
On a roadtrip to discover alpine accessed lines off the TransCanada in BC's interior with @SharonB and @ryanharvey
canyon creek
canyon creek
3:51 | 53 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 4, 2017
sensitive goat area, haha
canyon creek
canyon creek
5:46 | 148 | comments: 1 | favs:
Jan 2, 2017
watch out for goats

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
CBT Mainline
Jan 8, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Jan 8, 2018
Only the first section (up to "road" intersection) of CBT mainline is good for fatbiking as it has seen snowshoe traffic
Take it Easy
Jan 8, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Jan 8, 2018
Laid first tracks, needs more snowshoe traffic, slick in a few spots.
Gold Rush Descent
Jan 8, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Jan 8, 2018
Laid first tracks, powdery snow. Needs more snowshoe traffic
Barking Dog
Jan 3, 2018 @ 12:15pm
Jan 3, 2018
Rideable on a narrow packed track. Stick to the uphill side of the trail for the best snow pack.
Cedar Camp
Jan 3, 2018 @ 12:15pm
Jan 3, 2018
In excellent shape up to both Barking Dog and North Star. Wood sections have narrow packed trails so pick your line wisely.
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