3.6 miles
Distance
1,194 ft
Climb
-175 ft
Descent
1,641 ft
High Point

This is a temporary route during the closure. Please do not enter the closed area. There will be flagging on the mountain. Maps of the closure can be found on the CTSS facebook page or the Municipality of North Cowichan Facebook page.

Starting on Thursday, September 26, 2019, due to blowdown removal, many of the central trails on Mt. Tzouhalem will be closed for safety reasons. The area of closure is to prevent riders/hikers from ending up in work zones. Heavy equipment use and active falling will be taking place for approximately 2 weeks. During this time, there will be no access to the closure area.

This route allows users to access the summit of Mt. Tzouhalem avoiding the closure area. The route will be challenging as there is no use of the access roads. All travel is on single track and will be difficult for intermediate riders. Finality is a strenuous climb. All other trails on the route are moderate.

Detailed Description
Blowdown Harvesting Closure Route to Summit from Nevillane is a 4 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Duncan British Columbia. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 1,194 ft with a max elevation of 1,641 ft then descends -175 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
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  • Direction
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  • Physical rating
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More Stats for Blowdown Harvesting Closure Route to Summit from Nevillane mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 32 min
  • Altitude change
    1,019 ft
  • Altitude min
    577 ft
  • Altitude start
    621 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,640 ft
  • Grade
    5.4%
  • Grade max
    -37.2%
  • Grade min
    39.2%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2,815 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,562 ft
Avg: 2 (2 votes)
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