8 miles
Distance
817 ft
Climb
-5,777 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is one of the best gravity laps you can possibly do in Whistler and is the next best thing you can do in Whistler short of a heli drop. This ride starts in the Bike Park in Whistler, you must purchase both a bike park one lap pass and a Top of the World ticket and when you compare this to the price of a heli drop which gets you similar elevation the cost of addmission for this adventure is a bargan. Be warned that this is a physically and technically challenging ride that can take a long time. The great news is that the ride finishes right at Dusty's Pub in Creekside Village so you can fuel up after your ride. You might want to plan ahead and leave a vehicle in Creekside or you can simply pedal back to Whistler Village which doesn't take too long, but it is a slight climb for about 4km. For a slightly easier variation of the ride you can finish on Big Timber instead of BC's Trail.


Key Trails: Top of the World, Khyber Pass, Middle of Nowhere, Kashmir, Kush, BC's Trail (or Big Timber for a slightly easier variation of the ride).

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag davecheng (Jul 26, 2018 at 21:00)
 By far, my favourite way down from the peak! This route is best done with a trail bike and an XC lid. There are many quick ups and several short climbs for which a DH bike or a full-face would not be a pleasant experience. The entire descent is about 90 minutes non-stop at a moderate pace, so plan accordingly.
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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mega Descent Top of Bike Park to Creekside Village- Whistler - Advanced Mountain Bike Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,960 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,163 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,123 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,163 ft
  • Grade
    -12.136%
  • Grade max
    -62.476%
  • Grade min
    32.223%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,090 ft
Avg: 5 (7 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
200 | 1 faves
325 | 2 faves
340 | 1 faves

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Kashmir
Nov 18, 2018 @ 5:27pm
15 mins
Snow patches, a bit of ice, frozen loam, almost all rideable! you will walk from Kush though on the road which has ice with apps 5cm of snow on top, unrideable. reporter
Kush
Nov 18, 2018 @ 5:27pm
15 mins
Snow patches, a bit of ice, frozen loam. really quite good reporter
Middle of Nowhere
Oct 23, 2018 @ 10:48am
Oct 23, 2018
Trail is running so sweet except for that downed tree (crosses the trail in two spots and is quite massive). All the trail work the guys did is money! Thank you so much!
Big Timber
Oct 22, 2018 @ 8:28pm
Oct 22, 2018
cleared the low head banger trees
Khyber Pass
Sep 15, 2018 @ 8:02pm
Sep 15, 2018
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