16 miles
Distance
3,321 ft
Climb
-3,478 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

A mix of ho-hum double track old roads, and sweet, beautifully made single track. Lots of ups and downs, none of which are particulary steep, or sustained. While it is definitely a Green for the fact that it is all very smooth and generally free of technical features, it is not a beginner trail as there is significant climbing involved. Trailforks might be telling you something like 1000m of total ascending, but several different models of Garmins, all with barometric altimeters, measured total ascent at 600m.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for High Rockies - Rummel to Blackshale mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -158 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,865 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,049 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,892 ft
  • Grade
    -0.192%
  • Grade max
    -36.528%
  • Grade min
    41.135%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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      High Rockies - Kent to Blackshale
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 3:50am
      Sep 23, 2019
      High Rockies - Sawmill to Kent
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 3:48am
      Sep 23, 2019
      Amazing not difficult interesting wide singletrack in coniferous woods. Smells great, no mud.
      High Rockies - Chester to Sawmill
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 3:43am
      Sep 23, 2019
      Rummel Lake Trail
      Mar 28, 2019 @ 9:38am
      Mar 28, 2019
      Of for aboutb1.5 km then snow to deep and soft for riding. Can’t quite make it to the High Rockies Junction
      High Rockies - Rummel to Chester
      Oct 9, 2017 @ 5:03pm
      Oct 9, 2017
      Large sections covered in snow. Slow going to ride but doable.
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