10 miles
Distance
2,484 ft
Climb
-2,484 ft
Descent
2,661 ft
High Point

A common favourite around these parts, start by dropping down through Bear Valley, then rise up Stone Free until you get to Twisted Sister. Rip down the mountain on Twisted Sister and Crash of '08 to the road, then continue on down Black Powder and Cosens Bay Express down to the beach, with the option of taking Freaky Creeky as a detour. Then come back up and out on Gingerly!

This route incorporates some of Kal Park's most popular trails, while allowing you to chill out at Cosens Bay Beach near the end of your ride, which everybody loves!

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Kal Park Stone Free/Twisted Sister Circuit (Intermediate) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,286 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,634 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,633 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.036%
  • Grade min
    35.132%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,046 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Trail transparency
      Beaver Basher - Kal Lake Park
      Beaver Basher - Kal Lake Park
      1:39 | 126 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Apr 1, 2016
      just a little jaunt on my way back down.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Twisted Sisters
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Rode it yesterday on the fattie, hiked it today with chainsaw. Mix of dirt, snow and ice. Studded tires highly recommended.
      Lower Stone Free
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:55pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Mix of dirt, snow and icy bits. Studded tires highly recommended. Rode it yesterday and walked it today to clear some blowdown with the chainsaw.
      Crosstown Traffic
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 11:30am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Frozen dirt, dusting of snow reporter
      Foreplay
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 11:30am
      Dec 24, 2018
      reporter
      Sidewinder Trail
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 5:23pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      reporter
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