16.9 miles
Distance
3,668 ft
Climb
-3,601 ft
Descent
2,146 ft
High Point

Our second annual ladies-only enduro race.

Detailed Description
2023 Murderhorn Maiden - Expert Course is a 17 mile expert race route located near Nanaimo British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 16 trails. This route climbs 3,668 ft with a max elevation of 2,146 ft then descends -3,601 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
  • 2 miles distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,019 ft descent
2 Stage 2
  • 2 miles distance
  • 22 ft climb
  • -626 ft descent
3 Stage 3
  • 2,628 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -542 ft descent
4 Stage 4
  • 2 miles distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -1,218 ft descent

Trails in Route

UpandAtom2,592 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
Sexy Flanders4,518 ft
Hutz810 ft
UpandAtom2,589 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
Gatekeeper1 mile
Gatekeeper (lower)3,983 ft
UpandAtom2,592 ft
E&M Express1,191 ft
142M2574,275 ft
Kid Gorgeous2,352 ft
FTR912 ft
The Zipper666 ft
The Gravitron1,227 ft
Rollercoaster5,095 ft

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday May 13, 2023
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for 2023 Murderhorn Maiden - Expert Course mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    65 ft
  • Altitude min
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    738 ft
  • Altitude end
    804 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -50.4%
  • Grade min
    29.8%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,592 ft

Directions

  1. Walk southeast on NLR47.
  2. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  3. Walk northwest on NLR47.
  4. Continue for 10 meters.
  5. Turn left onto NLR47-2.
  6. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  7. Walk west on NLR47-2.
  8. Continue for 600 meters.
  9. Keep right to stay on NLR47-2.
  10. Continue for 200 meters.
  11. Walk southwest on UpandAtom.
  12. Continue for 200 meters.
  13. Keep right to stay on UpandAtom.
  14. Continue for 200 meters.
  15. Walk south on UpandAtom.
  16. Continue for 200 meters.
  17. Walk northwest on UpandAtom.
  18. Continue for 200 meters.
  19. Walk west on UpandAtom.
  20. Continue for 40 meters.
  21. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  22. Continue for 400 meters.
  23. Walk northeast on 142 main.
  24. Continue for 900 meters.
  25. Keep right to stay on 142 main.
  26. Continue for 400 meters.
  27. Walk southeast on Sexy Flanders.
  28. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  29. Bear left to stay on Sexy Flanders.
  30. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  31. Walk south on NLR47-2.
  32. Continue for 20 meters.
  33. Turn left onto Max Power.
  34. Continue for 900 meters.
  35. Walk east on Hutz.
  36. Continue for 300 meters.
  37. Walk southeast on NLR47.
  38. Continue for 500 meters.
  39. Walk west on NLR47-2.
  40. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  41. Walk west on NLR47-2.
  42. Continue for 600 meters.
  43. Keep right to stay on NLR47-2.
  44. Continue for 200 meters.
  45. Walk southwest on UpandAtom.
  46. Continue for 200 meters.
  47. Keep right to stay on UpandAtom.
  48. Continue for 200 meters.
  49. Walk south on UpandAtom.
  50. Continue for 300 meters.
  51. Walk west on UpandAtom.
  52. Continue for 200 meters.
  53. Walk west on UpandAtom.
  54. Continue for 40 meters.
  55. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  56. Continue for 400 meters.
  57. Walk southwest on 142 main.
  58. Continue for 30 meters.
  59. Walk southeast on Gatekeeper.
  60. Continue for 800 meters.
  61. Walk southeast on Gatekeeper.
  62. Continue for 600 meters.
  63. Walk east on Gatekeeper (lower).
  64. Continue for 500 meters.
  65. Walk northeast on Gatekeeper (lower).
  66. Continue for 500 meters.
  67. Walk north on Gatekeeper (lower).
  68. Continue for 300 meters.
  69. Walk south on NLR47-2.
  70. Continue for 600 meters.
  71. Walk west on NLR47-2.
  72. Continue for 600 meters.
  73. Keep right to stay on NLR47-2.
  74. Continue for 200 meters.
  75. Walk southwest on UpandAtom.
  76. Continue for 200 meters.
  77. Keep right to stay on UpandAtom.
  78. Continue for 200 meters.
  79. Walk south on UpandAtom.
  80. Continue for 200 meters.
  81. Walk southwest on UpandAtom.
  82. Continue for 200 meters.
  83. Walk west on UpandAtom.
  84. Continue for 40 meters.
  85. Bear left onto E&M Express.
  86. Continue for 400 meters.
  87. Walk northeast on 142 main.
  88. Continue for 900 meters.
  89. Keep right to stay on 142 main.
  90. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  91. Walk southwest on 142M257.
  92. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  93. Walk south on 142M257.
  94. Continue for 10 meters.
  95. Bear left onto Kid Gorgeous.
  96. Continue for 800 meters.
  97. Walk east on 142M268.
  98. Continue for 100 meters.
  99. Make a sharp left onto 142 main.
  100. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  101. Keep right to stay on 142 main.
  102. Continue for 10 meters.
  103. Walk northeast on 142M246-2.
  104. Continue for 600 meters.
  105. Walk east on FTR.
  106. Continue for 600 meters.
  107. Walk east on The Gravitron.
  108. Continue for 400 meters.
  109. Walk northeast on NLR47-14.
  110. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
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