6 miles
1,848 ft
-1,898 ft
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.

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Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (www.worca.com)
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  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,482 ft
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Microclimate Monday
Microclimate Monday
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Sep 4, 2017
Microclimate Monday!!! #whistlertrails #north_shore_bike_shop #transitionbikes #transitionsmuggler #marxathlete
First Day IWhistler
First Day IWhistler
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Aug 23, 2017
A misty day in BC - well there was an EWS going on...
Micro Climate
Micro Climate
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Jul 26, 2017
Micro Climate - Spring 2016

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Micro Climate
Sep 18, 2017 @ 8:59am
3 days
Chutes on the trail are really rutted and eroded lots of large loose rocks and roots, it is all deep moondust too! Makes those sections of the trail really rowdy!! Would say its more like a double black in some sections now.
Out of the Dust
Sep 4, 2017 @ 8:15am
Sep 4, 2017
Powder dust.
Magic Chair
Aug 10, 2017 @ 5:54pm
Aug 10, 2017
Bridges on the climb near the bottom are in a state of disrepair
Magic Chair Part 2
Jul 9, 2017 @ 11:27am
Jul 9, 2017
Getting beat updue to braking in the dust.
Blackcomb Access Road
May 21, 2017 @ 7:45pm
May 21, 2017
Clear, and bone dry up to Golden Boner.
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