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

  • 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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Reel Athlete Justin Bumgarner chasing David Hanner down Whsikey on the Rocks!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Doukhobor Draw
Sep 11, 2017 @ 2:50pm
Sep 11, 2017
Not getting ridden much so actually pretty good shape. One tree down just waiting for the trail saw I did have with me today. It is about half a klick below Tamarack if climbing up from Patterson.
Tamarack
Aug 30, 2017 @ 3:09pm
Aug 30, 2017
Fallen tree about halfway up. Requires chainsaw. Rest of the trail was in great shape
Whiskey
Aug 21, 2017 @ 4:49pm
Aug 21, 2017
great slabs, flow and use of the terrain
Drake's (upper)
Jul 26, 2017 @ 4:39pm
Jul 26, 2017
reporter
Gas Line Road
Jul 26, 2017 @ 6:01am
Jul 26, 2017
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