8.0 miles
Distance
1,873 ft
Climb
-1,881 ft
Descent
1,865 ft
High Point

This is one of our favorite routes in the Squamish and is featured in Freehub Magazine's Sea to Sky Photo Book: Issue 7.3.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    831
More Stats for Freehub Magazine: Half Nelson Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -7 ft
  • Altitude min
    679 ft
  • Altitude start
    687 ft
  • Altitude end
    679 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -76.2%
  • Grade min
    60.3%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    761 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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  • < 50%
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