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
  • 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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160819 Locomotion
160819 Locomotion
trail: Locomotion
9:01 | 211 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 22, 2016
Rode Jughead and Locomotion at Hammerfest.
Making Do
Making Do
3:16 | 615 | comments: 4 | favs: 4
Mar 24, 2015
Small bike party at Parksville Hammerfest. This was our first run down... Maybe next time a front brake and fresh tires! DH on a hardtail
Webisode 2: May Long Weekend
Webisode 2: May Long Weekend
5:18 | 445 | comments: 3 | favs: 5
May 25, 2010
A long weekend means lots of riding, sore legs and good times. We also took a road trip to Parksville to check out the Hammerfest DH track. Enjoy!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Machete Blade
Dec 5, 2017 @ 9:14pm
Dec 5, 2017
A few trees are tight and fallen in along on the trail, could use help moving them out of the way. Removed some branches and smaller trees.
Coquihalla
Nov 18, 2017 @ 11:39am
Nov 18, 2017
Coquihalla (Jughead Alt Entrance)
Nov 18, 2017 @ 11:39am
Nov 18, 2017
Hammerfest DH
Nov 17, 2017 @ 4:40pm
Nov 17, 2017
Was feeling nostalgic since I hadn't ridden this since the last time I raced it back in 2010 or 11. Should have looked on here first, most wooden features are rotten and falling apart, trail has turned into a creek on parts and is very eroded. Few downed trees as well. It's a shame, this trail used to be a lot of fun.
Locomotion
Oct 29, 2017 @ 11:44am
Oct 29, 2017
Amazing dirt conditions...good to go! reporter
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