35.5 miles
Distance
3,600 ft
Climb
-3,232 ft
Descent
1,581 ft
High Point

The day will start climbing out of the Earl’s Cove Ferry terminal on pavement, a couple of km’s, then hit a dirt road that will take you fairly steeply up to Klein lake, followed by some steep downs and ups. A short distance after that you will find your way onto singletrack with some stunning views over Ruby lake. The course will then lead you onto the Sunshine Coaster trail that is like a double track but don’t let that fool you, there are many short punchy climbs that will test your legs. Just before the First Aid station you start getting into some tight singletracks and long bridges. Hwy to Hell has some amazing views of Pender Harbour; you will be in and out of singletrack and power lines from there until just before the second aid. You will climb Cabin Fever only half way to Deliverance past an old homestead and then you will drop back down to aid 2. A nice flat logging road to let you digest your snacks and then onto the new climbing trail Frogger (this trail was built in cooperation with the local Mountain Bike Club and the Sunshine Coast Community Forest) a bit more gravel road then back into the singletrack, making your way to the last climb up to the legendary VFR downhill, through the forests of the Sunshine Coast towards your base camp in Sechelt.

Detailed Description
BCBikeRace 2017 - Day 3 - Earl's Cove to Sechelt is a 35 mile expert route located near Pender Harbour British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route climbs 3,600 ft with a max elevation of 1,581 ft then descends -3,232 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    XC
More Stats for BCBikeRace 2017 - Day 3 - Earl's Cove to Sechelt mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    368 ft
  • Altitude min
    31 ft
  • Altitude start
    31 ft
  • Altitude end
    400 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -57.5%
  • Grade min
    43.8%
  • Distance climb
    17 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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