25 miles
6,778 ft
-6,778 ft
3,679 ft
High Point

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Ididaride will start close to downtown Kaslo on the shores of Kootenay. Begins with a climb out of town on Jimmy Crack corn. The climbing only continues from there, with another 4 km and 400 m of sustained climbing on Branch 7 FSR up the eastern slopes of Mount Buchanan.Next is it’s onto the Access trail that traverses the mountain heading west. The trail is rugged and steep in places, The Access trail descends to the wagon road, then onto a bridge to cross the Kaslo River and accesses the True Blue Trail network. This part of the course includes a couple of stiff climbs up Spanish Moss and the new Strawberry Ridge trail, before descending back to the airport and down to the river valley. This is where you’ll wind through the woods back into town to finish on the lakeshore in the village of Kaslo.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
  • 1 miles distance
  • 40 ft climb
  • -580 ft descent


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More Stats for 2017 Ididaride 40km - Kaslo mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,775 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,778 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,778 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Kootenay Sufferfest 100km MTB Race
Kootenay Sufferfest 100km MTB Race
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Jan 9, 2017
Back in September 2016 Mike and Steve from Kokanee Redbike, competed in the Kootenay Sufferfest 100km mountain bike race. A 100km point to point...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Wagon Road - Kaslo
Sep 6, 2017 @ 8:16pm
Sep 6, 2017
A few trees down - no dismount required
West Access Trail
Sep 4, 2017 @ 10:40pm
Sep 4, 2017
Beauty trail had a few blow downs but no where that would be a surprise at speed nice trail guys
Spanish Moss
Aug 18, 2017 @ 9:07pm
Aug 18, 2017
Little dusty but awesome
Strawberry Ridge
Aug 18, 2017 @ 9:07pm
Aug 18, 2017
Little dusty but awesome
Lower Strawberry
Jun 20, 2017 @ 10:02am
Jun 20, 2017
everything is dry and good to ride
more reports »
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