26 miles
Distance
7,901 ft
Climb
-7,902 ft
Descent
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
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Connector1,224 ft
Waco Connector141 ft
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Mackenzie FSR1 miles
Middle Earth2 miles
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Skelu'la74 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Chain Lakes Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    899 ft
  • Altitude start
    958 ft
  • Altitude end
    957 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -100.61%
  • Grade min
    57.418%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Apr 2, 2017
      Pemberton in April and the snow is almost gone on the lower McKenzie basin trails.
      Septembruary
      Septembruary
      trail: Jim-Jam
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      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.

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      Nov 28, 2018 @ 7:44pm
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