30 miles
Distance
7,424 ft
Climb
-7,420 ft
Descent
2,009 ft
High Point
This route is archived

Note that the course may change prior to race day.

Climb elevation varies greatly between GPS devices, estimated between 2100 and 2300

If you have raced a mountain bike in Squamish, BC, you have been through the crusher. You have been jammed and jabbed. You have passed the Test. Now you are wondering what is next for your favourite riding destination.

Mountain Bike racing will continue in Squamish with the announcement of the Spakwus 50 Marathon Mountain Bike Race and BC Provincial XCM Championships. Spakwus means Bald Eagle in the Squamish Nation language, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and symbolises the wildly majestic beauty of the Squamish Valley. This valley has been the fertile hunting grounds of the Bald Eagle for hundreds of years and now has become a destination for cyclists to hunt down and find world class mountain bike trails. These lands provide life to the Bald Eagle but to the mountain biker, these lands provide meaning.

The celebration of life and recreation amongst these lands is the Spakwus 50.

Depending on GPS unit, total climbing somewhere between 1,800 and 2800 meters.

Route Supporters
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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Spakwus 50 Course 2017 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    46 ft
  • Altitude start
    56 ft
  • Altitude end
    59 ft
  • Grade
    0.002%
  • Grade max
    -57.557%
  • Grade min
    66.523%
  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Squamish, BC - Final Half Nelson
Squamish, BC - Final Half Nelson
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Aug 2, 2018
Squamish bike edit
Squamish bike edit
trail: Rupert
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Jul 24, 2018
fun in the sun with my friends
Slapping some rock slabs in Squamish
Slapping some rock slabs in Squamish
trail: Rupert
5:10 | 70 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 18, 2018
Just a compilation of some rock slabs we rode in Squamish. Since this was the 1st time we (I) rode these tails we missed a couple of fun rock rides.

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