11 miles
Distance
2,726 ft
Climb
-2,726 ft
Descent
4,029 ft
High Point

A great "BCXC" type of ride. The climbing trail has plenty of descents,until you get to Tamarac. Then it's a harsh grunt up to a bit of a descent off the end of Tamarac, hooking into Upper Whiskey. Another harsh grunt up Whiskey on the Rocks to the top, and then it's all down to the Railgrade.

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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 Tamarack / Whiskey on the Rocks mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,926 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,625 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,625 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -54.016%
  • Grade min
    43.344%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,108 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
154 | 1 comments | 1 faves
Whiskey On The Rocks Rossland BC - Top to Bottom
Whiskey On The Rocks Rossland BC - Top to Bottom
8:20 | 2 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 16, 2018
Reel @ Rossland
Reel @ Rossland
3:52 | 371 | comments: 5 | favs: 1
Jul 11, 2015
Reel Athlete Justin Bumgarner chasing David Hanner down Whsikey on the Rocks!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Centre Star Gulch (upper)
Aug 2, 2018 @ 3:27pm
Aug 2, 2018
Railgrade
Jul 15, 2018 @ 8:50pm
Jul 15, 2018
Small aspen blocking trail; you can walk around it. About 3 km above the Warfield trailhead.
Whiskey on the Rocks
Jul 12, 2018 @ 3:07pm
Jul 12, 2018
One tree down on the uphill
Doukhobor Draw
Jun 2, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Jun 2, 2018
All trees cleared except one has a ride-around now. Running great.
Whiskey (upper)
May 26, 2018 @ 2:09pm
May 26, 2018
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