5 miles
Distance
2,084 ft
Climb
-2,097 ft
Descent
5,181 ft
High Point

Phat Bastard, Mushroom Head, Lactic Ridge, Moc Assassin, Stupid Traverse, Slunt (S-Bomb) and Brokeback. This is ‘THE’ loop to do on this side. The climbing starts gentle but you’ll be seriously tested to clean parts of Lactic Ridge (although the new Moc Assassin trail means its ‘doable’ for more riders now). Ride over on Stupid Traverse enjoying amazing views down to town and get ready for huge ear-ear grins as you hit the super fun and flowly Slunt (S-Bomb) and onto Brokeback – yippee aye yeh! A shorter loop is just to climb Hedonism to access Brokeback – great if your short on time or want another quick crack at Brokeback!

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1 Review & Comments

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flag FernieBC (Aug 24, 2016 at 11:05)
 Highly recommend this route! It's a grind to get to top of the climb, but the downhill sections down Slunt (S-Bomb), and Brokeback are SOOOO fun!
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for bike pirate recommended fernie ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -13 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,428 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,441 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,428 ft
  • Grade
    -0.05%
  • Grade max
    -52.837%
  • Grade min
    66.583%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    480 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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      Mushroom Head
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Phat Bastard
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
      Sep 21, 2019
      Lactic Ridge
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
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