8.6 miles
Distance
1,817 ft
Climb
-1,594 ft
Descent
1,649 ft
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Our second annual ladies-only enduro race.

Detailed Description
2023 Murderhorn Maiden - Beginner Course is a 9 mile intermediate race route located near Nanaimo British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,817 ft with a max elevation of 1,649 ft then descends -1,594 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 2 miles distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,019 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 1 mile distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -442 ft descent

Trails in Route

UpandAtom2,592 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
Sexy Flanders4,528 ft
Hutz810 ft
UpandAtom2,585 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
Gatekeeper1 mile

Details

More Stats for 2023 Murderhorn Maiden - Beginner Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    222 ft
  • Altitude min
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    719 ft
  • Altitude end
    942 ft
  • Grade
    0.5%
  • Grade max
    -43.1%
  • Grade min
    35.7%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,427 ft

Directions

  1. Bike southeast on NLR47.
  2. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  3. Bike west on NLR47-2.
  4. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  5. Bike west on NLR47-2.
  6. Continue for 800 meters.
  7. Bike northwest on NLR47-2.
  8. Continue for 10 meters.
  9. Turn left onto UpandAtom.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Bike south on UpandAtom.
  12. Continue for 400 meters.
  13. Bike west on UpandAtom.
  14. Continue for 40 meters.
  15. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Bike northeast on 142 main.
  18. Continue for 900 meters.
  19. Keep right to stay on 142 main.
  20. Continue for 400 meters.
  21. Bike southeast on Sexy Flanders.
  22. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  23. Bear left to stay on Sexy Flanders.
  24. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  25. Bike northeast on Sexy Flanders.
  26. Continue for 400 meters.
  27. Bike south on NLR47-2.
  28. Continue for 20 meters.
  29. Turn left onto Max Power.
  30. Continue for 400 meters.
  31. Bike southeast on Max Power.
  32. Continue for 500 meters.
  33. Bike east on Hutz.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike southeast on NLR47.
  36. Continue for 500 meters.
  37. Bike west on NLR47-2.
  38. Continue for 900 meters.
  39. Bike southwest on NLR47-2.
  40. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  41. Bike southwest on UpandAtom.
  42. Continue for 200 meters.
  43. Bike southwest on UpandAtom.
  44. Continue for 200 meters.
  45. Bike northwest on UpandAtom.
  46. Continue for 200 meters.
  47. Bike southwest on UpandAtom.
  48. Continue for 200 meters.
  49. Bike west on UpandAtom.
  50. Continue for 40 meters.
  51. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  52. Continue for 200 meters.
  53. Bike northwest on E&M Express.
  54. Continue for 200 meters.
  55. Bike southwest on 142 main.
  56. Continue for 30 meters.
  57. Bike southeast on Gatekeeper.
  58. Continue for 800 meters.
  59. Bike southeast on Gatekeeper.
  60. Continue for 200 meters.
  61. Bike east on Gatekeeper.
  62. Continue for 500 meters.
  63. Bike east on Gatekeeper (lower).
  64. Continue for 200 meters.
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Sexy Flanders | South Benson in Nanaimo BC
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
trail: Hutz
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Nov 12, 2023

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sexy Flanders
Jun 1, 2024 @ 8:27am
Jun 1, 2024
Hutz
May 30, 2024 @ 8:41pm
May 30, 2024
First bridge after the up/down has at least one slat that is loose/missing. Still rides fine, just a heads up.
E&M Express
May 27, 2024 @ 1:04pm
May 27, 2024
Good
Gatekeeper
Apr 7, 2024 @ 11:27am
Apr 7, 2024
Good. A couple of mud puddles
UpandAtom
Mar 19, 2024 @ 7:46am
Mar 19, 2024
Trail is in great shape and thanks for all the fresh trail work and drainage upgrades recently to the trail genies
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