2 miles
Distance
157 ft
Climb
-1,258 ft
Descent
00:10:40
Avg time

Blue Velvet - Upper Details

  • Riding area
    Whistler Mountain Bike Park
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Upper Blue Velvet
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #61
  • Land Manager

This might be the easiest route down from the top of the Garbo chair, but I've seen a lot of people who were in over their heads on this trail. A combination of long, steep in places, and rough loose surface means you should have some experience before you try even Blue Velvet.
Having said that, the big berms, wide trail, small jumps and bits of fire road allow riders to build up some decent (and fun) speeds. The end feature of the upper trail is a huge wooden berm. That deposits you out on the fire road again, and below that you are on Lower Blue Velvet.

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More Stats for Blue Velvet - Upper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,102 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,389 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,491 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,491 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,389 ft
  • Grade
    -12.812%
  • Grade max
    -55.397%
  • Grade min
    49.653%
  • Distance climb
    1,832 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    94 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:40
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (56 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Blue Velvet - Upper Trail Reports

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Jan 4, 2018 @ 10:48pm
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Dec 23, 2015 @ 1:47pm
Dec 23, 2015
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