19.8 miles
Distance
4,107 ft
Climb
-4,100 ft
Descent
4,519 ft
High Point

This is the legend. The big epic loop all the way up Stone Free and down Big Ed. Be sure to budget enough time for this big ride, most riders will require several hours to finish.

This is the easier of the Big Ed options, but is still an advanced route and will present a big challenge for most riders.

Look forward to 2016 when Pali Gap will connect Stone Free Again to Tombstone with one long continuous singletrack, eliminating the need to go on any roads

Detailed Description
Honest Ed Epic Loop is a 20 mile moderately popular expert route located near Vernon British Columbia. This mountain bike only route and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 42 trails. This route climbs 4,107 ft with a max elevation of 4,519 ft then descends -4,100 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Honest Ed Epic Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    7 hr 47 min
  • Altitude min
    1,288 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,635 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,640 ft
  • Grade max
    -91.4%
  • Grade min
    52.7%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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