5 miles
Distance
1,301 ft
Climb
-1,493 ft
Descent
2,074 ft
High Point
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2017 FWS #8 - Presented by Norco John Henry Bikes

Sign in 5:45pm to 6:45pm Fromme parking lot.

S1 - Crinkum Crankum

S2 - Lower Oilcan

S3 - Lower Expresso - Penzoil

Apres held at Norco John Henry Bikes 400 Brooksbank Ave. Bike valet to watch your bike while you enjoy the apres and exciting MINI bike racing.

Remember you MUST be a paid NSMBA member to participate.

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North Shore Mountain Bike Association (nsmba.ca)
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 2,323 ft distance
  • 47 ft climb
  • -279 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 3,319 ft distance
  • 20 ft climb
  • -618 ft descent
3 Stage 3
  • 2,891 ft distance
  • 15 ft climb
  • -354 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • AKA
    nsmba fiver, FWS, Fiver World Series
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for 2017 FWS - 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    923 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,116 ft
  • Altitude end
    923 ft
  • Grade
    -0.708%
  • Grade max
    -32.717%
  • Grade min
    26.354%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    992 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Mountain Highway
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 9:56pm
      1 days
      Gate is open, parking lot is clear, lower trails are all clear but not sure where the snow starts on the way up
      Lower Oilcan
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 10:11am
      2 days
      Just a bit of the white stuff left at the top. 99% clear and running great
      Pennzoil
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 8:28am
      2 days
      running like a well oiled machine this morn!
      Lower Expresso
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 8:28am
      2 days
      mint this morning.. completely dry and no signs of ice snow or mud
      Lower Crippler
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 8:27am
      2 days
      Ridden this morning.. in great shape from the baden Powell all the way down!! No wet spots, no mud, ice, or snow
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