15 miles
Distance
5,601 ft
Climb
-4,614 ft
Descent
2,973 ft
High Point

Abbotsford Trail Running Club (“ATRC”) has partnered with Mountain Madness and is pleased to present the inaugural Valley Vertikiller trail race in Abbotsford BC. This 25 km race is located on Sumas Mountain in the beauty of the fall season. The point to point scenic course has 1600 m of elevation gain and 1400 m of descent creating an event you don’t want to miss!
The route consists of 90% single track trails weaving up and down the mountain, past the serene Chadsey Lake, followed by a killer climb that rewards you with an epic view of the Cheam Range overlooking the eastern Fraser Valley. You’ll be contemplating how long to catch your breath before you begin the first fast technical descent on the world class Knob Gobbler. As you wind up and down the mountain, there will be many bridges and creeks nestled deep in the forest setting which keeps it challenging and picturesque. As you cruise down Time Out, you may be distracted by the endless views of the Western Valley where the mighty Fraser River weaves its way past the tri-cities. Because just one big climb isn’t enough for the Vertikiller, we added one more climb to get you warmed up for the fast and flowy descent on Squid Line, the perfect way to end your race and cross the finish line strong at the lower parking lot.

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Valley VertiKiller mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    986 ft
  • Altitude min
    347 ft
  • Altitude start
    347 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,334 ft
  • Grade
    1.255%
  • Grade max
    -73.044%
  • Grade min
    61.141%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,512 ft
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      Trail transparency
      322 | 2 faves
      960 | 2 faves
      1,012 | 1 faves
      Mt Sumas Squid Line 4k stabilized
      Mt Sumas Squid Line 4k stabilized
      trail: Squid Line
      27:46 | 259 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 14, 2018
      Sumas Knob Gobbler 4k stabilized
      Sumas Knob Gobbler 4k stabilized
      17:04 | 190 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 14, 2018
      Sumas Holiday Sauce
      Sumas Holiday Sauce
      9:42 | 80 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 14, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Pre-Peel
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 12:57pm
      2 days
      Emma Peel
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 12:57pm
      2 days
      Frost patches in clear cut otherwise all clear.
      Knob Gobbler
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 7:01pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Large tree down just below rock roll a few hundred meters past Half Knob entrance. Top half of Knob is clear but lots trail shrapnel.
      Time Killer
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 6:57pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Needs a chainsaw party at the first big rock drop at edge of new clearcut.
      No Time Out
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Jan 12, 2019
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