7.3 miles
Distance
90 ft
Climb
-1,948 ft
Descent
3,290 ft
High Point

This route is the easiest way to descend the Mice. The first corner into the bridge on Rusty can be the most daunting part of the trail (focus on entering wide [to flatten out the corner] and put your tire in the middle of the nice wide bridge). On this route you will still encounter rocky sections (as Neverland transects squirrel and two rock gardens on Far Out and then two rocky zones on chipmunk). The rocky sections on Squirrel will be a challenge for beginner riders, but are low consequence and can easily be walked; the rock gardens on Far out are a great test to line choice and momentum and can be mastered easily if you find your line, and look ahead (and maybe throw in a ratchet or two). There is a challenging climb towards the end of Chipmunk that will force you to focus on cadence and traction... but after that little punchy bit it is all smooth sailing down to the KVR. At the end of this trail you will find a Kiosk and a ride over cattle guard, head south towards Penticton with a smile on your face

Please note that Neverland is considered a climb line, but due to the wide machine built tread it is a perfect way for riders newer to MTB to enjoy the Mice. Always remember that those climbing the trail have the RIGHT of WAY.

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Beginner Shuttle is a 7 mile moderately popular easy route located near Penticton British Columbia. This mountain bike only route and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 90 ft with a max elevation of 3,290 ft then descends -1,948 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Beginner Shuttle mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 25 min
  • Altitude change
    -1,858 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,433 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,290 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,434 ft
  • Grade
    -4.8%
  • Grade max
    -41.2%
  • Grade min
    13.4%
  • Distance climb
    2,559 ft
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,497 ft
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