14 miles
Distance
3,994 ft
Climb
-4,156 ft
Descent
3,333 ft
High Point

A long loop incorporating some of the best trails on the northern part of the Westside. Many parts can be skipped to form a shorter loop.

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Whistler Off-Road Cycling Association (www.worca.com)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for The Best of Northside mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -162 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,102 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,380 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,218 ft
  • Grade
    -0.217%
  • Grade max
    -72.35%
  • Grade min
    54.327%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Twenty-Seven Switchbacks
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 9:40am
      8 hours
      Mostly snow covered above 750m. reporter
      A River Runs Through It
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 9:36am
      8 hours
      Snow covered and wet spots in places. reporter
      Cat Scratch Fever
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 2:43pm
      1 days
      Mid Flank access road still snow covered above microwave towers. Large trees down on Cat Scrarch Fever below microwave tower and also just below the bridge section. Chain saw required.
      Rick's Roost
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:50am
      1 days
      Clear at the start but further up extended patches of snow and ice - still needs some time til you access ‘Cat Scratch’ trails at least
      Mandatory Suicide Right
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 11:48am
      1 days
      Needs a good rake - shifted some bigger debris without tools. Damp rocks and roots
      more reports »
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