3,647 ft
Distance
63 ft
Climb
-383 ft
Descent
00:02:54
Avg time

Crank It Up - Upper Details

  • Riding Area
    Whistler Mountain Bike Park
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Upper Crank It Up
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - October
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #4 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Long freeride trail in the Fitzsimmons area of the Bike Park. Rated between Heart of Darkness and Playground on Whistler's freeride progression chart, in the top half of the blues. Heavily used flowy, bermy trail. Big air or roll over – your speed will determine which.

Access Info

Start at the Trail Hub above the Gondola Midstation, a short ride over from the top of the Fitzsimons Express.

Bike Park

More Stats for Crank It Up - Upper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -320 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,031 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,354 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,352 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,031 ft
  • Grade
    -8.783%
  • Grade max
    -137.322%
  • Grade min
    74.924%
  • Distance climb
    426 ft
  • Distance down
    2,518 ft
  • Distance flat
    703 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:54
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Status:
on Sep 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (88 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to crank-it-up-upper trailhead (50.099580, -122.950220)
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Crank It Up - Upper Trail Reports

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Sep 12, 2018 @ 9:56am
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 10, 2018 @ 10:54am
Sep 10, 2018
Aug 26, 2018 @ 10:57am
Aug 26, 2018
Plenty of rain over the weekend 25th & 26th at Whistler - trails are running great now, though still braking bumps in places.
Aug 23, 2018 @ 6:50am
Aug 23, 2018
Use caution here as the landings and berms are in very poor condition. Dry, dusty and bomb holes that can catch you by surprise. The resort...
Aug 21, 2018 @ 12:40pm
Aug 21, 2018
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Jan 2, 2018 @ 9:02pm
Jan 2, 2018
Crank It Up - Upper, Whistler

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