20 miles
5,891 ft
-5,891 ft
4,571 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.

We’ll kick off Stage 2 in Golden by showcasing the Mtn. Shadows trail network. The stage starts in the Town Centre at Spirit Square, and after some road climbing to spread the group out, riders will be treated to the Schacher Trail, a brand new machine built singletrack climb up the slopes of Mount 7. New this year, the Schacher Trail has been extended higher up the slopes of Mount 7 showcasing more of this legendary biking mountain!

From there, it’s onto the Mount 7 DH trail for the timed descent, a fast and steep bomb down to the main Mountain Shadows network. Be sure to hone your skills for this one as we’ll be featuring technical rocky trails like Cliff Side and Rock About. We’ll end the day back in Golden with a finish in Spirit Square on the banks of the Kicking Horse River. 

All routes are subject to change at any time to allow for quality control, the safety of the riders and wildlife.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
  • 2 miles distance
  • 104 ft climb
  • -1,537 ft descent

Trails in Route

Berminator2,283 ft
Woodlot Ride1 miles
Schacher2 miles
5 Km Alt236 ft
5 Km Alt184 ft
True Value/3 km2,119 ft
Tail Gate/Snake Hill1,824 ft
Reflection Lake4,124 ft
Kobe's5,023 ft
Trial & Error2,677 ft
Cliff Side4,882 ft
Connector748 ft


  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for 2018 Singletrack 6: FSA Stage 2 - Mountain Shadows (Golden, B.C.) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,592 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,595 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,594 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Mt 7
Mt 7
trail: Schacher
0:08 | 58 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 5, 2018
Short steep section
Ride Golden Like A Girl
Ride Golden Like A Girl
trail: Kobe's
8:50 | 13 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 31, 2018
Ride Golden Like A Girl
Ride Golden Like A Girl
trail: Cliff Side
8:50 | 35 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 31, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Reflection Lake
Nov 16, 2018 @ 6:43pm
Nov 16, 2018
Great condition which carried through Quentin’s Kobe’s and Selkirk Slacker
Oct 21, 2018 @ 10:26pm
Oct 21, 2018
You can ride from the summit. The first 10 or so switchbacks are fairly snowy (angle deep) and a tricky mix of hardpack and soft but kinda fun. Then right after Jeep Road crosses for the second time it goes totally snow free and is in great shape to the bottom. If you don't like a bit of snow, head down the Jeep Road to the 2nd crossing and start there.
True Value/3 km
Oct 10, 2018 @ 12:46pm
Oct 10, 2018
Woodlot Ride
Sep 24, 2018 @ 10:10am
Sep 24, 2018
Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:27am
Aug 5, 2018
Very dry but still good fun to ride.
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