22.9 miles
Distance
4,293 ft
Climb
-4,294 ft
Descent
3,659 ft
High Point

New this year – More Trail, Less Road!
The 40 km starts in lower Kaslo, on the shore of Kootenay Lake, then follows the water’s edge around to Kaslo Bay, popping onto the highway briefly before sliding behind the guard rail and down along Jimi Crack Corn. This fun little skirmish flows onto an interesting climb up the East Access Trail. A few kms up the single track, you will emerge onto Branch 7 – in past years the main route up – to finish this first endurance testing climb. You will follow Branch 7 to Turn Up where you begin your descent down to No Brakes. Then it’s a right turn back on to the Access Trail, heading west to the Monster, then a swoop down Mr Skinny, which drops you on the Kaslo/New Denver Hwy. Enjoy a 3 km rest or sprint (up to you) back towards Kaslo, before turning right towards the Kaslo River crossing and pumping up a windy single track climb on the River Moss Trail to the gravel pit, where the 20 km race starts. You have completed the first half of the 40… and join the 20km racers on the back 20km.
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Start from Loggers Sports Area – On the Ring Rd off 2nd Street

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Kaslo Outdoor Recreation and Trails Society & Kaslo Mountain Bike Club (www.korts.ca)
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More Stats for 2019 iDIDaRide 40 km Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,781 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,784 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,781 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -72.8%
  • Grade min
    113.9%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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The Monster part 1
The Monster part 1
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Nov 4, 2011
Just a ride to show the new lines for 2011 kaslo Sufferfest
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Course for 2011 Kaslo Sufferfest

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Spanish Moss
Sep 30, 2021 @ 1:43pm
Sep 30, 2021
Spanish Moss
Sep 30, 2021 @ 1:43pm
Sep 30, 2021
Damp like a forest should be, slippery roots, otherwise trail is clear.
The Monster
Jul 18, 2021 @ 4:48pm
Jul 18, 2021
Three trees still down in upper section. Otherwise running great! silky saw would do the trick. First rip in 20yrs!
Jimi Crack Corn
Jul 17, 2021 @ 9:49am
Jul 17, 2021
Bunch of deadfall placed on the trail. Also, we took a wrong turn and road a trail that we thought was Jimmy Crack Corn but was another off shoot snd there was a jump that looked like a drop but it was not droppable, and I went OTB into the hole behind the jump (also in part because I was riding slow snd there was a subtle lip on the jump that leveraged my front end into the hole behind the jump). Broke my helmet, strained my neck and chipped my teeth. Wasn’t super impressed …
East Access Trail
Jul 17, 2021 @ 9:49am
Jul 17, 2021
Nice trail overall except for this one spot near the start where you have to push your bike up a steep, exposed side hill. Not sure if we made a wrong turn but other than this one spot, the trail was nice but challenging climb.
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