19 miles
Distance
2,013 ft
Climb
-2,021 ft
Descent
2,820 ft
High Point

This route is a simple guide, directions can change with interpretation. If you're unsure about directions or difficulty we highly encourage you to grab a guide on one of our daily Singletrack Tours

A sample of the Cheakamus Trail System.

Follow the Valley trail signage to Creekside. Once at Creekside ride past Nita Lake lodge on the Valley Trail and Take a right into Alpha lake park. Ride through the park and pick up the dirt trail on the backside of the lake. This will bring you across the train track and up onto Alta Lake road. Follow the road downhill and cross the train tracks again to start the Millar Creek Trail.

At the end of Millar Creek trail you will find yourself at the traffic lights of Cheakamus Cross/Function Junction. Cross the road and follow Cheakamus Way upto the Eastside Main FSR. Here you will find the trailhead for Farside trail next to the river. Follow Farside & Farout until you are back on the FSR. Follow the road up until you find 'See Colours and Puke' on your left. Climb See Colours and then follow HighSide > HiHi. Take a right on the exit and head up Highline trail. On the exit, climb uphill about 100m for the entrance of Duncans' (It's Business Time).

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for The Arbutus Routes - Cheakamus, Farside, Highside & Business Time (Intermediate) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,963 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,242 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,238 ft
  • Grade max
    -57.1%
  • Grade min
    52.7%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • 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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      Trail transparency
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      376 | 1 comments | 2 faves
      youtuber It's business time.
      It's business time.
      trail: HiHi
      10:43 | 57 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 10, 2019
      It's Business Time aka Duncan's
      It's Business Time aka Duncan's
      41 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 6, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Farside
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 10:19am
      Dec 27, 2019
      Far Out 1
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 10:19am
      Dec 27, 2019
      HiHi
      Dec 19, 2019 @ 5:40pm
      Dec 19, 2019
      Duncan's (It's Business Time)
      Dec 19, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Dec 19, 2019
      High Side
      Dec 19, 2019 @ 5:39pm
      Dec 19, 2019
      more reports »
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