35.7 miles
8,106 ft
-7,653 ft
3,039 ft
High Point

this course I have created is from my biggest ride that I have done so far. it includes many trails from many different zones which can be challenging for even athletes. if you want to do this challenge try to finish it in under 5 hours and it will be a killer ride.

Detailed Description
Koel Shinkaruk Challenge is a 36 mile popular extreme route located near Squamish British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 66 trails. This route climbs 8,106 ft with a max elevation of 3,039 ft then descends -7,653 ft.
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Trails in Route

Wonderland2 miles
White Rabbit13 ft
Alice Lake Connector2,484 ft
Debeck's Grind3,041 ft
Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey3,848 ft
Kiki1,253 ft
Crouching Squirrel Hidden Monkey272 ft
Brackentrail869 ft
Access146 ft
Jacks1 mile
50 Shades of Green3,602 ft
Mikes Loop476 ft
50 Shades of Green Part 21,627 ft
Of Mice and Men1,844 ft
Leave of Absence4,383 ft
Mashiter4,925 ft
Northside Connector394 ft
Ed's Access2,490 ft
Caterpillar Connector3,520 ft
Mad Hatter2,215 ft
Ed's Bypass1,499 ft
Mashiter233 ft
Rob's Corners118 ft
Man Boobs3,776 ft
Bob McIntosh Memorial797 ft
Four Lakes2,218 ft
Alice Lake Access128 ft
Edith Lake Access561 ft
Four Lakes262 ft
Mikes Loop551 ft
Four Lakes262 ft
Edith Lake Access509 ft
Alice Lake Access2,218 ft
Northside Connector3,638 ft
Tinder4,564 ft
Hike a Bike197 ft
Deliverance3,419 ft
Garibaldi Park Road62 ft
Legacy Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl'1 mile
Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl'2,195 ft
Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl' (mid)79 ft
Ring Creek Access Road203 ft
Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl' (upper)2 miles
PowerSmart Access935 ft
Access62,825 ft
Garibaldi Park Road207 ft
19th Hole1,667 ft
Ring Creek Access Road3,376 ft
Angry M2,566 ft
Half Nelson965 ft
Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl' (mid)2,018 ft
One Man's Garbage335 ft
Ditch Pig768 ft
Climb Trail - Stl'lhalem Sintl' (mid)200 ft
Ditch Pig2,657 ft
Half Nelson2,270 ft
Garibaldi Park Road3 ft
Another Man's Gold2,369 ft
Power House Plunge - Access1,027 ft
Power-Hoods (pH)725 ft
Blindside Connector23 ft
Hoods Connector2,480 ft
Hoods in the Woods620 ft
Bonsai North1,841 ft
Bonsai7 ft
Somewhere Over There3,947 ft


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    Double Black Diamond
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More Stats for Koel Shinkaruk Challenge mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    18 hr 25 min
  • Altitude change
    454 ft
  • Altitude min
    131 ft
  • Altitude start
    131 ft
  • Altitude end
    584 ft
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    20 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

19th Hole
Apr 18, 2024 @ 8:57am
1 day
Dirt is great. Still loose and rough in lots of places
Power House Plunge - Access
Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:37am
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Hoods Connector
Apr 17, 2024 @ 7:37am
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Power-Hoods (pH)
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