6 miles
Distance
1,866 ft
Climb
-1,801 ft
Descent
4,373 ft
High Point

The Tenth Annual Tears & Gears is being held at Fernie Alpine Resort this year, here is the run route (subject to change).

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Trails in Route

Silk Trail Access4,524 ft
Double Creek4,403 ft
Rumplestumpskin1,667 ft
Access Road1,621 ft
Deer Trail3,691 ft
Top Gun2,831 ft
Deer Trail719 ft

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Tears and Gears 2019 - Run mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    65 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,518 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,518 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,583 ft
  • Grade
    0.209%
  • Grade max
    -41.371%
  • Grade min
    39.718%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    438 ft
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Closed

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      13 | 1 comments
      My First Double Black Trail | Fernie Alpine Resort
      My First Double Black Trail | Fernie Alpine Resort
      trail: Top Gun
      15:07 | 9 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 11, 2019
      Fernie DH Park || Scott Genius || Evo SS
      Fernie DH Park || Scott Genius || Evo SS
      trail: Top Gun
      4:57 | 175 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 21, 2018
      Playing with the boys in Top Gun Trail Aug 6, 2017
      Playing with the boys in Top Gun Trail Aug 6, 2017
      trail: Top Gun
      18:36 | 174 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 9, 2017
      @boyblue1973

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Rumplestumpskin
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Top Gun
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Double Creek
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Deer Trail
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Access Road
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 6:03pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
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