15.8 miles
378 ft
-401 ft
1,374 ft
High Point

Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve is home to hundreds of kilometers of private back country logging roads and trails creating the perfect recipe for epic Ontario back country gravel racing

Complete as many laps in 8 hours as a Solo rider or invite your friends and join a team of two (Duo) and participate in the popular relay race format.

The 27km course was selected to challenge racers with punchy climbs and beautiful fast flowing descents.

Whether it is your first cycling race or you want to compete for the podium - you will finish each lap with a smile on your face!

Detailed Description
8 Hours Of Hurtin' In Haliburton is a 16 mile intermediate race route located near Haliburton Ontario. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 25 trails. This route climbs 378 ft with a max elevation of 1,374 ft then descends -401 ft.
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Trails in Route

North Road4,551 ft
East Rd6 miles
Dutton Road5 miles
North Road4 miles


More Stats for 8 Hours Of Hurtin' In Haliburton mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 19 min
  • Altitude min
    1,232 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,309 ft
  • Grade max
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  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Course Recon: 8 Hours of Hurtin' in Haliburton
Course Recon: 8 Hours of Hurtin' in Haliburton
trail: East Rd
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Oct 24, 2020
Here is a short video of a small section of East Road in Haliburton Forest. This section of gravel road is part of a unique race called the 8...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

North Road
Apr 8, 2023 @ 1:01pm
Apr 8, 2023
East Rd
Apr 8, 2023 @ 1:00pm
Apr 8, 2023
Dutton Road
Apr 8, 2023 @ 1:00pm
Apr 8, 2023
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