8 miles
Distance
1,408 ft
Climb
-1,408 ft
Descent
5,002 ft
High Point

Runners will need to exercise caution in the early going when negotiating the treacherous Devonian Drop. After successfully negotiating the Drop competitors will join the enchanted Orchid Trail to connect with EKG. A short section on Artistic Merit feeds runners into Long Road To Ruin. Road To Ruin ends at the lowest point on the course at 1,350 metres. Now begins the steep climb up the blue Coal Chutes to connect back with EKG and onto Salt Lake. More climbing ensues by switch backing up Matching Jerseys to the Banff Loop and onto Banff Trail connecting for one final steep climb on Coyote to the high point on this leg at 1,540 metres. From here it's mostly fast downhill for the final 2 km on King Of Sweden before joining Olympic Trail for a stadium finish. Lynx is definitely our toughest leg with a 5 claw rating

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Trails in Route

Get In1,266 ft
Lynx2,546 ft
Dipped Cone525 ft
Soft Yoghurt1,115 ft
Devonian Drop449 ft
Orchid2,037 ft
Long Road to Ruin1 miles
Blue Coal Chutes2,461 ft
Matching Jerseys1,106 ft
Banff Loop2,379 ft
Access Road1,765 ft

Details

More Stats for Grizzly Ultra leg 3: Lynx mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,359 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,675 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,675 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -26.45%
  • Grade min
    34.459%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,174 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Long Road to Ruin
Sep 26, 2018 @ 8:05am
Sep 26, 2018
Tree down, about 500m after the split from artistic merit.
Devonian Drop
Aug 31, 2018 @ 5:35pm
Aug 31, 2018
The rocky drop is dusty and the outside line is slippery and dry.
Orchid
Aug 28, 2018 @ 12:45pm
Aug 28, 2018
Soft Yoghurt
Aug 28, 2018 @ 12:45pm
Aug 28, 2018
Dipped Cone
Aug 28, 2018 @ 12:45pm
Aug 28, 2018
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