38.3 miles
Distance
7,272 ft
Climb
-7,272 ft
Descent
1,903 ft
High Point

The Nesters Market Squamish Test of Metal cross-country mountain bike race covers a 67 kilometer course with over 1,200 meters of climbing and 35 kilometer of single-track. The mass start of 1,000 riders is one of the highlights of this event which brings thousands of people into Squamish.

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Test of Metal mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    26 ft
  • Altitude start
    55 ft
  • Altitude end
    55 ft
  • Grade max
    -71.042%
  • Grade min
    65.574%
  • Distance climb
    17.5 miles
  • Distance down
    16.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4.1 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Feb 9, 2017
Cam McCaul, Fraser Newton and Adam Billinghurst hit up Gouranga in the wet.
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A-Line Endo
A-Line Endo
trail: Endo
1:38 | 1053 | comments: 6 | favs: 8
Aug 26, 2012
caught my crank arm on the take-off lip of a table top. pitched me forward to an unrecoverable position. bike and i survived just fine

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Access1
Feb 18, 2017 @ 6:42pm
1 days
Fully snow covered.
Dead End Loop
Jan 31, 2017 @ 3:22pm
Jan 31, 2017
Snow Clear in the trees, snow covered in the open. Tree down 12" dia
Debeck's Grind
Jan 30, 2017 @ 2:57pm
Jan 30, 2017
Significant snow and ice on the bottom half of the climb but completely clear halfway up to the top of crouching (didn't climb all the way up to Rigs).
Farside
Jan 29, 2017 @ 9:31pm
Jan 29, 2017
rideable... some icy patches
Endo
Jan 29, 2017 @ 9:29pm
Jan 29, 2017
this trail is in rough shape, snow/ ice covered. Some erosion issues on the downhill
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