302 miles
Distance
17,048 ft
Climb
-17,048 ft
Descent
1,183 ft
High Point

In Nova Scotia, the IAT route connects with the province of Prince Edward Island via the ferry terminal in Caribou (near Pictou); and with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador via the ferry terminal in North Sydney. The NS IAT trail route is 465 km in length and links coastal environments, wilderness protected areas and significant cultural heritage sites. It connects scenic, historic and recreational areas in many communities and provides an exciting Appalachian hiking experience ... up close and personal.

Route depicted here is how IAT NS describes in their detailed route instructions and uses all alternate inland routes. The route involves almost every possible trail type but is predominantly gravel/dirt road. There are a few sections with a significant distance on paved roads.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bikepacking
    Yes
  • Bike type
    XC, Fat, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for IAT-SIA NS mountain bike route
  • Grade max
    -24.334%
  • Grade min
    19.629%
  • Distance climb
    140 miles
  • Distance down
    147 miles
  • Distance flat
    14 miles
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