5 miles
Distance
1,037 ft
Climb
-1,041 ft
Descent
1,347 ft
High Point

2017 HammerFest XC Race
March 12th.
Race plate pickup: 10 am in Englishman River Falls Provincial Park
Race start 12 noon.
Waivers ($10 or $5 depending on age) required if no BC Race or Provincial Ride licence.

Race course follows a counter-clockwise direction starting in the Park. Two new trails (Route 69) will connect into the older single track trails in HammerFest. Some old school and some new school trails plus some good road/double track sections for passing. A loop is about 8.8 km. Experts 3 loops, Intermediate 2 loops and Beginner 1 lap. Lap and finish point will be in the Park near the maintenance compound. Race start is close to Park parking lot behind the washroom building. Mystery trail section from Park into HammerFest.
Online registration: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=90418
Adult cost $31.50
Youth cost $16.50

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Arrowsmith Cycling Club (arrowsmithcyclingclub.com)
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 2017 HammerFest XC Race mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    529 ft
  • Altitude start
    533 ft
  • Altitude end
    529 ft
  • Grade
    -0.016%
  • Grade max
    -41.246%
  • Grade min
    37.12%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,707 ft
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