18 miles
Distance
4,286 ft
Climb
-5,463 ft
Descent
2,233 ft
High Point

The Gryphon 2017 presented by Giro Sport Designs rips up some of Squamish's most renowned trails. Stop #2 on the North American Enduro Tour, and a 2018 Enduro World Series Qualifier, this years course is the epitome of all mountain racing.

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag xTwoSnakesx (Jun 7, 2017 at 12:23)
 What time does this race run, i.e. when will the course be cleared for non participants to ride again?
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  • + 1
flag Zaeius (Jun 7, 2017 at 13:53)
 10am: Registration Open – Start / Registration – located 100 meteres up from Half Nelson parking Lot on Ring Creek FSR

10:15am: Rider Briefing

11am: Open Men Wave 1

11:30am: Open Men Wave 2

12:15pm: Masters and Veteran Men Wave 1

12:45pm: Masters and Veteran Men Wave 2

1:00pm: All Women

1:30pm: Pro Men

6:30pm: Dinner @ Norman Rudy’s
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1 - Cakewalk
  • 4,202 ft distance
  • 94 ft climb
  • -845 ft descent
2 Stage 2 - Angry Midget
  • 3,969 ft distance
  • 4 ft climb
  • -797 ft descent
3 Stage 3 - Ed's / Man Boobs
  • 5,110 ft distance
  • 82 ft climb
  • -436 ft descent
4 Stage 4 - Credit Line
  • 4,422 ft distance
  • 108 ft climb
  • -612 ft descent
5 Stage 5 - Crouching Squirrel, Hidden Monkey
  • 4,976 ft distance
  • 71 ft climb
  • -697 ft descent

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    16
More Stats for The Gryphon 2017 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,177 ft
  • Altitude min
    47 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,229 ft
  • Altitude end
    52 ft
  • Grade
    -1.208%
  • Grade max
    -63.122%
  • Grade min
    51.446%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,258 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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      Jul 10, 2020 @ 8:53pm
      2 days
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      Jul 10, 2020 @ 6:26am
      2 days
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