6 miles
Distance
1,637 ft
Climb
-1,518 ft
Descent
4,360 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 Trail4,524 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
    120 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,550 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,550 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,671 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -94.2%
  • Grade min
    50.9%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    135 ft
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  • Blue
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  • State land
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
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  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
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  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

statustraildateconditiondescription
Silk Trail
Dec 1, 2020 @ 11:15am
Dec 1, 2020
Mostly great with a few sections a little soft. All rideable without leaving ruts.
Rumplestumpskin
Sep 11, 2020 @ 1:17pm
Sep 11, 2020
Closed for the season - will reopen for Fernie Alpine Resort's 2021 summer operation (late June).
Top Gun
Sep 11, 2020 @ 1:09pm
Sep 11, 2020
Closed for the season - will reopen for Fernie Alpine Resort's 2021 summer operation (late June).
Deer Trail
Sep 11, 2020 @ 12:46pm
Sep 11, 2020
Closed for the season - will reopen for Fernie Alpine Resort's 2021 summer operation (late June).
Double Creek
Jul 4, 2020 @ 12:31pm
Jul 4, 2020
Big tree down at the first Creek Crossing!
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