2 miles
Distance
755 ft
Climb
-244 ft
Descent
00:24:12
Avg time

A Grand Traverse Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Tzouhalem
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Rick's Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #10129 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

A fantastic climbing trail that pleasantly winds its way up the east side of Mt. Tzouhalem starting from Nevilane Road. Wonderful pedallable grade with some nice tight corners to challenge you. First bit ends at crossing of Branch E-1 fire road. Continues further up mountain with the next phase of the trail all the way to the end of Finality. Beautifully sculpted with attention to detail and nice bridges higher up the route. Trail is fun to be ridden back down - just watch out for those climbing up the trail as this is a mixed use primary climbing trail. Here you can continue upwards on Lower Finality or drop down to E Road connector.
Thanks to the trail builders for building this rolling fun

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for A Grand Traverse mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    511 ft
  • Altitude min
    572 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,132 ft
  • Altitude start
    613 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,124 ft
  • Grade
    5.033%
  • Grade max
    -20.005%
  • Grade min
    31.487%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,897 ft
  • Distance flat
    800 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:50
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Status:
on Jun 7, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (14 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • 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
  • Other Other
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      A Grand Traverse Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2020 @ 10:37am
      Jun 7, 2020
      May 7, 2020 @ 11:46am
      May 7, 2020
      reporter The trail is in amazing shape right now with a small amount of moisture. Super smooth, clear and great traction. The forest is awesome right now.
      Feb 24, 2020 @ 7:20am
      Feb 24, 2020
      In great shape considering the rain of late.
      Feb 8, 2020 @ 3:20pm
      Feb 8, 2020
      Big tree fell across the upper section of grand Traverse we need some repair or rerouting
      Feb 8, 2020 @ 12:23pm
      Feb 8, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 371 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,528 rides
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      Photos

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      11 |
      Jun 2, 2020 @ 7:47pm
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      Apr 28, 2020 @ 1:19am
      Apr 28, 2020
      22 |
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 1:18am
      Apr 28, 2020
      20 |
      Apr 27, 2020 @ 9:40pm
      Apr 27, 2020

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      8 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag Stasher CTSS (Jul 3, 2017 at 9:56)
       My favourite climbing route up the mountain now. The trail is well thought out with consideration of the natural terrain and drainage in the area. Beautiful forest and a treat all year in any season.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag bwsimmons (Jul 20, 2018 at 13:30)
       It's been a long time since I've ridden in this area and I'm blown away with the quality of the climbing trails I've been on so far. This trail is a gem.
      [Reply]

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