1,010 ft
184 ft
-1 ft
2,741 ft
High Point

Balsam Root Details

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  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
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  • Land Manager
    City of Kamloops Nature Park

A main climbing route to gain some elevation which then lets you ride either the south facing "front side" by taking Saskatoon or the north facing "back side" by taking Lichen Traverse. Most mortals don't bother climbing the last pitch up to the Tower Road, but you go for it for extra boss points!

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More Stats for Balsam Root mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    183 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,558 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,558 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,741 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    972 ft
  • Distance down
    16 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:32am
May 21, 2016
Balsam Root, Kamloops
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:31am
May 21, 2016
Balsam Root, Kamloops
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May 21, 2016 @ 9:31am
May 21, 2016
Balsam Root, Kamloops

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