25 miles
Distance
5,412 ft
Climb
-5,478 ft
Descent
1,604 ft
High Point

RACE FORMAT:
You will be timed on both Mt Tzouhalem & Maple Mountain, with an untimed section in the middle. With respect to the map, the red section is not timed and the yellow sections are. Your total time for this first stage will be calculated by adding up both "yellow" times. This combined time will be your race time for the day.

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Route Sections

1 UnTimed Section
  • 4 miles distance
  • 391 ft climb
  • -639 ft descent

Route POI

Aid StationAid Station 2Aid Station
Aid StationAid StationAid Station

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for BCBikeRace2018 - Day 1 (Cowichan Valley) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -66 ft
  • Altitude min
    87 ft
  • Altitude start
    261 ft
  • Altitude end
    195 ft
  • Grade
    -0.049%
  • Grade max
    -54.665%
  • Grade min
    40.495%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      399
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      Buzzing the Bumble Bee - Tzouhalem
      Buzzing the Bumble Bee - Tzouhalem
      3:05 | 89 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 16, 2018
      Going down Xylem!
      Going down Xylem!
      8:35 | 49 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 16, 2018
      First ride of the newbie slow riders club.
      First Ride Of The Newbie Slow Riders Club!
      First Ride Of The Newbie Slow Riders Club!
      8:36 | 31 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 16, 2018

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      Jan 10, 2019 @ 11:13am
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