4.0 miles
Distance
1,064 ft
Climb
-1,147 ft
Descent
1,381 ft
High Point

Climb up Flathead then, at the @4.25kms mark, enter the rideable, but incomplete trail, Griff's line. You will emerge at the lookout. Stop for the view of town and the Skeena valley then follow the hiking trail (stay left at all braided trails) to connect to Upper Backeddy. The trail junction is marked by a trail map posted in a tree. (If upper back Eddy seems difficult do not ride Lower Backeddy -you will not enjoy yourself- rather veer right at the trail junction and return to Johnstone trail head via Flathead). From the bottom of Lower Backeddy take a quick dip in the river then proceed about 2.5 kms to the new brewery, Sherwood Mountain, and try their new stout.

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1 Review & Comments

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uncle-m (Oct 5, 2016 at 12:00)
 Flathead/G-line jct is at about 4.5 km. Griff's line, aka G-line, is finished now.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Back in black mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -83 ft
  • Altitude min
    347 ft
  • Altitude start
    430 ft
  • Altitude end
    348 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -87.7%
  • Grade min
    48.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,535 ft
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Flathead
Sep 28, 2021 @ 12:12pm
Sep 28, 2021
A few puddles, the odd muddy section, but overall the trail is running really well! reporter
Lower Backeddy
Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:52pm
Apr 26, 2021
Trail is all clear and good to go. The exit is slightly washed out so take it easy as you come down onto the road. reporter
Upper Backeddy
Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:51pm
Apr 26, 2021
Trail is dry and clear of fallen trees, but badly needs to be raked. Good to ride however, just watch out for loose sections and debris. reporter
Griff's-Line
Apr 26, 2021 @ 12:49pm
Apr 26, 2021
The entrance to the trail from Flathead along the old road is very wet still (there is a re-route planned for this section as it is a perpetual issue). The remainder of the trail is dry, clear of downed trees, and good to ride. reporter
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