3.1 miles
Distance
977 ft
Climb
-895 ft
Descent
2,449 ft
High Point

Park at Bluff Recreation Site. Take the trail that crosses a small bridge leaving the parking lot. After the boardwalk, turn left. Stay left until you come to a forestry road. Left up the road. When you see an outhouse in the bushes on the left, turn left onto Long Way up. Follow me or spin the wheel to choose what trail you ride down. Take Long Way up the whole way. Right at the first, second and third junction. Take this meandering trail up for 1.5km. Long Way will eventually split into Upper Long Way or lead you across a bridge to Uptrack. Go left for more meandering. Go right for buns of steel. Cross the road again and link up to Uptrack. Keep going up. When you start going downhill for 20 metres, stay right at the junction for the first part of broken axe. You’re going to ride down Auntie Flo. From bottom of Broken Axe, turn left onto Four Horsemen. Make sure you go right at Auntie Flo.

Long Way up is slightly lower angle terrain but more rock and root technical features. Uptrack is steeper with one rooty section. Both will take you mid point of the bluff recreation trails. Broken Axe will take you to the top of the bluff

Detailed Description
Danielle's Favourite quick loop is a 3 mile popular intermediate route located near Smithers British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 977 ft with a max elevation of 2,449 ft then descends -895 ft.
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6 Reviews & Comments

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echall (May 18, 2020 at 21:24)
Trail Auntie Flo
Two trees across the left trail option (steep/straight) on upper anti flow. Largest is ~20cm where it crosses the trail.
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cweldon (Sep 1, 2019 at 12:17)
YHi was
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cweldon (Sep 1, 2019 at 12:17)
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aaoliver HTS (May 1, 2019 at 15:17)
Trail Auntie Flo
The lower section of Auntie Flo is named “Smoothie” on the wooden trail sign... not sure if Smoothie and Auntie Flo are mixed up on trail forks? At least on the top... I’m not sure which trail I’m riding?
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tvan5 (Aug 9, 2018 at 11:18)
Trail Auntie Flo
Old trail was way more fun. Mostly sandy berms now.
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wildmckay SMBA (Dec 12, 2018 at 13:16)
Trail Auntie Flo
We're sorry you feel that way, we are working to incorporate some of the old features alongside the new additions. Fall line is fun, but unfortunately water likes it as well!
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Trails in Route

Long Way4,567 ft
Upper Longway1,457 ft
Auntie Flo2,992 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    14
More Stats for Danielle's Favourite quick loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,648 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,648 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,729 ft
  • Grade
    0.5%
  • Grade max
    -77.2%
  • Grade min
    85.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,522 ft
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