1 miles
Distance
17 ft
Climb
-615 ft
Descent
00:06:17
Avg time

Back In Black Details

  • Riding area
    Courtenay
    Courtenay, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #780
  • Land Manager

Slalom style trail, doubles and drops. Not as hard as it once was due to gaps being filled with wood or dirt to decrease the consequences, but still the most difficult trail on Mt Washington. The second drop is the largest (roughly 8 feet).
Once you hit trail speed, it's smooth as butter, corners usually hold up well over the season, and less Jerry's than on the other trails. Small tech section at the bottom. Definitely the best trail on the hill.

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More Stats for Back In Black mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -598 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,646 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,246 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,246 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,648 ft
  • Grade
    -10.632%
  • Grade max
    -29.345%
  • Grade min
    15.948%
  • Distance climb
    271 ft
  • Distance down
    5,042 ft
  • Distance flat
    231 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:17
  • Avg reverse time
    01:01:41
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Status:
on Aug 4, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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Back In Black Trail Reports

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Aug 4, 2017 @ 8:08am
Aug 4, 2017
Jul 14, 2017 @ 1:53pm
Jul 14, 2017
reporter
Sep 26, 2016 @ 9:14am
Sep 26, 2016
reporter
Aug 19, 2016 @ 1:11pm
Aug 19, 2016
Aug 1, 2016 @ 2:02pm
Aug 1, 2016
reporter Back in Black has new landings and features please ride with care.
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Sep 5, 2017 @ 9:33am
Sep 5, 2017
Back In Black, Comox
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Sep 4, 2017 @ 3:04pm
Sep 4, 2017
Back In Black, Comox
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Aug 19, 2016 @ 1:11pm
Aug 19, 2016
Back In Black, Courtenay
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Aug 19, 2016 @ 1:11pm
Aug 19, 2016
Back In Black, Courtenay

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Videos

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Back In Black Drops
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