9 miles
Distance
3,375 ft
Climb
-3,381 ft
Descent
1,985 ft
High Point

This ride will start just past Quest University. Park on University Boulevard or at the first trailhead parking lot off Garibaldi Park road, about 500m after the road turns to gravel it will be on the left. Caution, the potholes as the road turns from sealed tarmac to gravel can be horrendous.

The lower legacy climb trail is a nice way to get up, the lower section provides coverage from the rain or shade from the sun, while the middle sections are in a relatively new cut block and provide little shelter from the elements. If it’s overly hot and sunny, or pouring rain, you may want to hit the road after the first climb section to expedite the route to the top.

Starting off with Ditch Pig will get you accustom to the Squamish dirt and allow you to warm up before being treated to some flow, granted that you have to work for, found on Hybrid, Mcloud and Whet Yer Blade.

If you are feeling it, we suggest you take on the hill climb challenge on the way up to Your Mom. You'll know what we're talking about when you get there.

Expect this ride to take anywhere from 2-4 hours depending on fitness levels.

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Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association (www.sorca.ca)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for First Time Visitor - Morning Day 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    673 ft
  • Altitude start
    678 ft
  • Altitude end
    673 ft
  • Grade
    -0.011%
  • Grade max
    -82.877%
  • Grade min
    61.579%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,704 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Very Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Trail transparency
      youtuber Riding Squamish - Part One   [Ep#65]
      Riding Squamish - Part One [Ep#65]
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      Dec 16, 2018
      Ditch Pig Hot Lap POV
      Ditch Pig Hot Lap POV
      trail: Ditch Pig
      3:57 | 54 | comments: 2 | favs:
      Dec 1, 2018
      December 1st 2018. Conditions are insanely good.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Your Mom
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      1 days
      Tree down on right hand berm after first wood feature
      Hybrid
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:52am
      2 days
      good to go. Last part is pretty soft, but goes well
      Mcloud
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:52am
      2 days
      Wet roots are fun. No problem to ride
      Pseudo-Tsuga - Part 3
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:52am
      2 days
      A little west, but good to ride
      Ditch Pig
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 11:52am
      2 days
      Wet but superfun. No problem riding
      more reports »
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