26.1 miles
7,901 ft
-7,902 ft
4,898 ft
High Point

A classic adventure loop. Great views on the climb and several lakes to swim in during your lunch stop. Save something for the final descent, it will require your A game. No cell service once you drop into Skelula7.

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Trails in Route

Reid Road1,365 ft
Jim-Jam942 ft
Hand Job1,736 ft
Mosquito Lake Road3,241 ft
Sadies1,161 ft
Linda Road2,500 ft
Connector1,224 ft
Waco Connector141 ft
Nimby2.4 miles
MacKenzie FSR Connector646 ft
Mackenzie FSR1.3 miles
Middle Earth1.9 miles
Xtratron5,213 ft
Skelu'la73.6 miles


  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Chain Lakes Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    899 ft
  • Altitude start
    958 ft
  • Altitude end
    957 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    12.5 miles
  • Distance down
    11.7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.9 miles
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trail: Jim-Jam
1:52 | 20349 | comments: 9 | favs: 231
Mar 5, 2015
February in BC felt more like September—crisp, pleasant air and fast, dry trails. Zander Geddes shows us how it's done in Pemberton.
Jim Jam jumps
Jim Jam jumps
trail: Jim-Jam
0:23 | 244 | comments: 0 | favs:
Apr 8, 2013
Some smooth and fun jumps. Was a practice run before filming.
2012 NIMBY fifty
2012 NIMBY fifty
trail: Nimby
4:52 | 9046 | comments: 1 | favs: 26
May 31, 2012
The NIMBY is truly a unique event created for riders by riders. Pemberton has some of the best singletrack in the world coupled with stunning...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Waco Connector
Oct 9, 2016 @ 7:55pm
Oct 9, 2016
running great after the rain
Oct 9, 2016 @ 7:55pm
Oct 9, 2016
running great after the rain
Middle Earth
Sep 20, 2016 @ 10:34am
Sep 20, 2016
Timber harvesting above Rudy's will impact Middle Earth and access to Gravatron/Skelula7 for the next weeks/months. Be prepared for a short hike a bike through a cut block or to be turned around if harvesting is in progress. reporter
MacKenzie FSR Connector
May 30, 2016 @ 12:00pm
May 30, 2016
May 30, 2016 @ 12:00pm
May 30, 2016
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