10 miles
Distance
2,358 ft
Climb
-2,358 ft
Descent
3,089 ft
High Point

Nice long climb with some rewarding downhill to get back. Physically challenging climb, but very doable for fit individuals or those building up to it. Almost all trails are blue single-track, keeping the use of double-tracks to a minimum.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Back in the Saddle mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,731 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,731 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,731 ft
  • Grade max
    -32.121%
  • Grade min
    30.009%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,227 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Vapour
May 24, 2018 @ 8:02pm
3 hours
Fully rideable. No snow and minor wet spots. Tree down at the first descent from the KVR right before the first rock drop.
Fairlane Loop
May 23, 2018 @ 4:14pm
1 days
Two large trees down and one large leaner on section between Lost Lake Connector and Jawbone. The section closest to Lost Lake Connector is a pretty big mess this year with a massive amount of water erosion.
Fairlane
May 23, 2018 @ 4:12pm
1 days
Fairlane has now dried out. There are a couple wet patches here and there, but overall it's dry. The East end of the trail heading down towards Luxmoore is very eroded after the high volume of water that has come down over the past two years.
Woolley's Revenge
May 23, 2018 @ 1:33pm
1 days
Trail still has a big puddle below the creek. We brushed It top to bottom and removed trees except one too big for our saw.
Spring Bypass
May 23, 2018 @ 1:31pm
1 days
Trail is dry and we brushed some section.
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