25.0 miles
3,125 ft
-3,126 ft
1,656 ft
High Point

We reserve the right to amend the course according to weather limitations and any other factors we have no control over.
This is an open course and you may encounter others using the trails. Please be courteous and polite. Thank you and enjoy!

You will be riding classics trails like. DeWormMe which will take you down and around Wormy Lake. Phareline will take you through the big burn we had in summer 2015, and is named for the local faller who gave his life fighting that fire. Frogger will give you a nice switchback climb through a clear cut with an awesome viewpoint at the top. The trails Millipede and Cabin Fever will take you in the Homesite Creek area. SCC & SCUMB members are constantly improving trails and moving blowdown for you.

VFR is the last big climb descent before you finish the Sunshine Coaster long course.

The XCM offers you about 43kms of Coast riding including some logging road, some double track but lots of single track. There will be a feed station which you will see twice, offering the usual water, juice, fruit, and snack bars. This is 2 wheel drive accessible for those bringing a support crew along. The 25kms option gives a good workout to those who aren’t quite ready for the full meal deal, for more information check out the Cross Country Short Course.

The Start
The mass start will be at 10am. Self-seeding according to your expected completion time.

Talking of meals, you will still get a bbq meal and a beer included with your entry.

The mass start is at 10am with Elite riders up front, then the riders vying for a place on the Provincial team. After that we’ll let you self-seed your position accordingly. Sweeps will be out there checking on you. An emergency number will be given out at registration which you can put in your Smart phone. Marshals will be positioned along the route, along with our good friends from Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue. There are many ‘outs’ on the course should you need to bail for mechanical reasons and we can give you a ride back to base.

Detailed Description
Sunshine Coaster XCM 2017 is a 25 mile intermediate race route located near Sechelt British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 44 trails. This route climbs 3,125 ft with a max elevation of 1,656 ft then descends -3,126 ft.
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Trails in Route

Over Easy3,031 ft
Skullduggery4,098 ft
Beaver Pond1,230 ft
Kai's Trail1,220 ft
Parbac1,181 ft
Dropbac1,818 ft
4D2,776 ft
3D1 mile
DD1,837 ft
Shakecutters463 ft
Rock'a'Billy Bypass3,156 ft
Desoto1 mile
VFR1 mile
BRAT1 mile
Rodeo1 mile
Big Tree Trails1 mile
Big Tree Trails463 ft
Big Tree Trails207 ft
Big Tree Trails1,755 ft
De-Worm-Me1,411 ft
Access Road781 ft
Access Road4,793 ft
Access Road4,134 ft
Access Road1,467 ft
Telus Road1,775 ft
Access Road2,428 ft
Access Road623 ft
Access Road3 miles
Cabin Fever2,920 ft
Deliverance3,235 ft
Millipede1 mile
Access Road4,806 ft
Access Road2,438 ft
Homesite Creek FSR2,303 ft
New Frogger1 mile
Phareline2,621 ft
Wormy Lake Road1 mile
Carlson FSR BR21 mile
Access Road2,152 ft
Escalator2,369 ft
Access Road1,631 ft
Elevator633 ft
Access Road2,070 ft

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    455 ft
  • Altitude start
    483 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
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  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:28am
Nov 20, 2023
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Some poorly skilled moto bike riders decided to tear up corners and leave skid marks in a variety of areas along Shake Cutters and upper Duracell. reporter
Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:19am
Nov 20, 2023
Minor to medium erosion caused by motos riding trail, presumably in a south to north direction. A number of corners torn up. Thanks to the whomever cut out the windblown trees at clear cut portion of the trail. reporter
Over Easy
Nov 20, 2023 @ 7:13am
Nov 20, 2023
A couple trees removed, but one medium tree down across trail, can lift bike over.
Oct 9, 2023 @ 6:15am
Oct 9, 2023
Wet but no puddles
Oct 9, 2023 @ 6:15am
Oct 9, 2023
Wet, but no puddles
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