6 miles
Distance
1,848 ft
Climb
-1,898 ft
Descent
3,798 ft
High Point

These rides are not guided and just recommended routes. Santa Cruz, 4Lise, and Trailforks take no responsibility for your actions. Ride with a friend, ride smart, look before you leap.

A modern Whistler classic descent on Blackcomb, MicroClimate. A real bugger of a climb and then a rooty, steep, wild ride down. Santa Cruz Bicycles and 4Lise are hosting these informal group rides throughout Crankworx. If you can't join us then follow the route on Trailforks whenever suits you. We'll be hiding prizes on the trail each morning and leaving clues across our friends social media channels. Follow and search #riseandgrindcrankworx for cryptic clues.

Local Trail Association
Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (www.worca.com)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Rise And Grind...Wednesday mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,198 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,250 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,201 ft
  • Grade
    -0.164%
  • Grade max
    -53.343%
  • Grade min
    39.268%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,482 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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  • Videos

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Out of the Dust
      Jan 30, 2019 @ 9:46am
      Jan 30, 2019
      Base 2 Access Road
      Jan 30, 2019 @ 9:44am
      Jan 30, 2019
      Blackcomb Access Road
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 1:20pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      Blackcomb trails all closed due to lift construction. Please respect the closures, we will re-open if complete before winter sets in. reporter
      Magic Chair
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 1:14pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      Blackcomb trails all closed due to lift construction. Please respect the closures, we will re-open if complete before winter sets in. reporter
      Magic Chair Part 2
      Oct 4, 2018 @ 1:11pm
      Oct 4, 2018
      Blackcomb trails all closed due to lift construction. Please respect the closures, we will re-open if complete before winter sets in. reporter
      more reports »
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