21 miles
Distance
3,153 ft
Climb
-4,956 ft
Descent
5,260 ft
High Point

This route starts with a float plane ride from Tyax to Spruce Lake. The flight alone is worth the trip, but this is just the beginning.

After putting bikes together, head around the lake and start the decent through the meadows, and into the forest. This is a roller coaster ride, not a downhill track. Expect to work a bit, and keep eyes open for uphill traffic, with four legs or two, as well as riders.

The route great introduction to the Spruce Lake region. Mind-blowing flowers in the spring. Remember, your in a Provincial Park: don't pick flowers, share the trail, give way to all others, a say "Hi" to people you meet.

There are no easy outs, so be prepared to do your own repairs, both to bike and self. There is also little trail maintenance out here, so be prepared to give back: pack a folding saw, and don't be afraid to use it. Ride don't slide, your mother isn''t coming back to fix the corners!

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More Stats for Spruce Lake to Tyax via Gun Crk mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,804 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,740 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,139 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,335 ft
  • Grade
    -1.613%
  • Grade max
    -58.718%
  • Grade min
    60.88%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Landing on Spruce Lake
Landing on Spruce Lake
1:35 | 263 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 8, 2015
5 bikes and 5 riders getting shuttled from Tyax Resort to Spruce lake
Gun Meadows Trail
Gun Meadows Trail
0:58 | 246 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 7, 2015
Following Colleen down some fun singletrack
South Chilcotin's - Partial Spruce Lake descent
South Chilcotin's - Partial Spruce Lake descent
13:54 | 354 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 31, 2014
So fast and flowy

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