4,336 ft
688 ft
-417 ft
Avg time

A Cut Above Details

  • Riding area
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

WORCA's latest addition to the trail network, A Cut Above was built as a climbing connector from Whip Me Snip Me to the top of Beaver Pass. Built to the highest standards, this trail was built by WORCA's dedicated trail vollies over the past few years at trail nights, and completed this fall by paid WORCA contractors thanks to support from Stonebridge Developments.

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More Stats for A Cut Above mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    270 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,339 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,666 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,339 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,610 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,637 ft
  • Distance down
    1,587 ft
  • Distance flat
    112 ft
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on Nov 9, 2017
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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A Cut Above Trail Reports

Nov 9, 2017 @ 2:47pm
Nov 9, 2017
1-2 cm of snow on most of the trail, but still 99% rideable. Large tree across the trail, perhaps 3/4 of the way from Beaver Pass to WMSM.
Aug 27, 2017 @ 5:51pm
Aug 27, 2017
good tough climb!
Aug 27, 2017 @ 11:37am
Aug 27, 2017
incredible work of art of a climb!
Aug 15, 2017 @ 7:34am
Aug 15, 2017
Jul 19, 2017 @ 2:23pm
Jul 19, 2017
Black descent, double black gold star if you can ride up all of this trail!
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5 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag TimmoWhistler (Oct 6, 2016 at 18:10)
 Nice work everyone concerned! I do have a question....why is this primarily an uphill/climbing trail? I would have assumed it was more of a descent trail. Why would a trail climb up to a more difficult trail (Beaver Pass) that is primarily heading downhill? It doesn't seem logical to climb up A Cut Above, only to ride the last half of Beaver Pass. Or am I missing something? Thanks again for building new trails!
  • + 2
flag flipfantasia WORCA (Oct 7, 2016 at 7:33)
 it's a return route back into Stonebridge if you come down Wizard, or via Rebob/27 Switchbacks if one was headed south, it's just a quicker route back up to get back to the goods. It joins with Beaver Pass just below the top and it's an easy pedal to Stonebridge Drive where you can hit Danimal south or back into 99'er, or back up to Flank.
  • + 1
flag TimmoWhistler (Oct 8, 2016 at 11:07)
 Ahhhh, great, thanks!
  • + 1
flag aaronkoenig (Jun 19, 2017 at 12:15)
 A fun narrow single track climb with a good pitch and a few breaks in the right spots where it mellows out for a bit. Great views too make this an enjoyable way to get up to the Flank from the North.
  • + 1
flag Aussierob (Jul 8, 2017 at 12:03)
 There's a few exposed sections on the down hill side. Don't fall off. Rode it down for the first time today, Feels like it would be a pretty tough slog going up.

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