9 miles
Distance
2,413 ft
Climb
-2,413 ft
Descent
4,566 ft
High Point

This year the tenth annual Fernie Tears & Gears will be held at Fernie Alpine Resort. This is the proposed bike route, subject to change.

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Trails in Route

Access Road1,099 ft
View/Hobbit Trail1,726 ft
Boom Creek3,612 ft
Ben Emmett4,885 ft
Sherwoody1,368 ft
Stumpy Wood85 ft
Happy (angry) Gilmar2,762 ft
Old Goat3,406 ft
Gorby3,196 ft
Access Road75 ft
Gorby Loop3,871 ft
Boom Trail4,587 ft
Mr. Berms1,007 ft

Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Saturday September 7, 2019 at 12:00am
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Tears and Gears 2019 - Bike mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,405 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,583 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,583 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.947%
  • Grade min
    43.279%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,777 ft
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      Happy Gilmar - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
      Happy Gilmar - Fernie, BC | Mountain Biking
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      Mr. Berms with Arnold, Tata, Nino and Gilbert,...
      Mr. Berms with Arnold, Tata, Nino and Gilbert, Aug 6, 2017
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      Aug 10, 2017
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Gorby
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
      24 hours
      Access Road
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
      24 hours
      Gorby Loop
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 9:36am
      24 hours
      Old Goat
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 8:14pm
      Sep 15, 2019
      Boom Trail
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      Closed for summer operation - re-opening in June 2020
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