7.5 miles
Distance
1,741 ft
Climb
-1,300 ft
Descent
1,646 ft
High Point

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Stage 1: Sexy Flanders, Max Power & Hutz
Stage 2: Lower Gatekeeper (short)

Detailed Description
2022 Murderhorn Maiden - Beginner Course is a 7 mile moderately popular intermediate race route located near Nanaimo British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,741 ft with a max elevation of 1,646 ft then descends -1,300 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1: Sexy Flanders, Max Power & Hutz
  • 2 miles distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,024 ft descent
2 Stage 2: Lower Gatekeeper (short)
  • 3,356 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -261 ft descent

Trails in Route

UpandAtom2,592 ft
E&M Express1,188 ft
Sexy Flanders4,518 ft
Hutz433 ft
UpandAtom2,589 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
Gatekeeper3,878 ft

Details

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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday May 28, 2022
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    116
More Stats for 2022 Murderhorn Maiden - Beginner Course mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 27 min
  • Altitude change
    441 ft
  • Altitude min
    615 ft
  • Altitude start
    673 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,115 ft
  • Grade
    1.1%
  • Grade max
    -41.9%
  • Grade min
    37.7%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    568 ft

Directions

  1. Bike west on NLR47-2.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  3. Bike west on NLR47-2.
  4. Continue for 700 meters.
  5. Bike southwest on UpandAtom.
  6. Continue for 700 meters.
  7. Bike west on UpandAtom.
  8. Continue for 200 meters.
  9. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Bike north on E&M Express.
  12. Continue for 10 meters.
  13. Bear right onto 142 main.
  14. Continue for 900 meters.
  15. Keep right to stay on 142 main.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Bike northwest on 142 main.
  18. Continue for 10 meters.
  19. Make a sharp right onto Sexy Flanders.
  20. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  21. Bike east on Sexy Flanders.
  22. Continue for 400 meters.
  23. Bike south on NLR47-2.
  24. Continue for 20 meters.
  25. Turn left onto Max Power.
  26. Continue for 800 meters.
  27. Bike northwest on NLR47-2-4.
  28. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  29. Turn right onto Hutz.
  30. Continue for 300 meters.
  31. Bike southeast on NLR47.
  32. Continue for 500 meters.
  33. Bike southeast on NLR47.
  34. Continue for 20 meters.
  35. Turn right onto NLR47-2.
  36. Continue for 900 meters.
  37. Bike southwest on NLR47-2.
  38. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  39. Bike northwest on NLR47-2.
  40. Continue for 40 meters.
  41. Turn left onto UpandAtom.
  42. Continue for 600 meters.
  43. Bike south on UpandAtom.
  44. Continue for 300 meters.
  45. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  46. Continue for 400 meters.
  47. Bike southwest on 142 main.
  48. Continue for 30 meters.
  49. Bike southeast on Gatekeeper.
  50. Continue for 100 meters.
  51. Bike south on Gatekeeper.
  52. Continue for 900 meters.
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Sexy Flanders | South Benson in Nanaimo BC
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Max Power - Hutz | South Benson in Nanaimo BC
Max Power - Hutz | South Benson in Nanaimo BC
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sexy Flanders
Feb 4, 2024 @ 9:13am
Feb 4, 2024
Upper section getting pretty eroded…some gnarly chunky stuff is ok but it used to run really different….how good is Rip 67 though!!!
Gatekeeper
Feb 3, 2024 @ 12:35pm
Feb 3, 2024
Good. some puddles and muck
E&M Express
Feb 3, 2024 @ 12:35pm
Feb 3, 2024
Good
UpandAtom
Jan 30, 2024 @ 6:06am
Jan 30, 2024
Hutz
Jan 27, 2024 @ 4:36am
Jan 27, 2024
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