73.0 miles
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-10 ft
Descent
3 ft
High Point

The full Merritt Crown Route featuring plenty of singletrack and top notch trails.
120km
3000m
Can you complete it in under 12 hrs?

Start and finish at the Coutlee Plateau Parking lot.

Detailed Description
Merritt Crown is a 73 mile intermediate race route located near Merritt British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 21 trails. This route climbs 10 ft with a max elevation of 3 ft then descends -10 ft.
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday June 18, 2022
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Merritt Crown mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    14 hr 3 min
  • Altitude min
    1,944 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,740 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,769 ft
  • Grade max
    -68.7%
  • Grade min
    54%
  • Distance climb
    38 miles
  • Distance down
    31 miles
  • Distance flat
    5 miles
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Pond Scum
Jul 3, 2024 @ 7:26am
Jul 3, 2024
Jul 2nd around Noon, Grizzly sow with 2 cubs in meadow at the top of pond scum. Be careful!
Ridge
Jun 23, 2024 @ 10:31pm
Jun 23, 2024
JP Cool
Jun 10, 2024 @ 1:25pm
Jun 10, 2024
trees have been cleared
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Godey
Jun 9, 2024 @ 6:56pm
Jun 9, 2024
Large fir (40-50cm) tree down across trail one or two bridges up from the bottom. Can climb over.
JP Cool Easy Way
May 26, 2024 @ 2:25pm
May 26, 2024
Tree down need chainsaw
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