3,234 ft
Distance
495 ft
Climb
00:16:40
Avg time
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Cranks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Bear Mountain
    Mission, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #31094 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Mission Forestry Tree Farm

Cranks is a newer trail that is accessed off Doyle road. Shortly after coming in off Doyle road you will need to look for a fork to the left. Cranks is a great XC climb that will leave your lungs burning. Cranks ends up T-ing into Corduroy, which if followed (to the left) will take you all the way across the bottom of the mountain to Saunders (the main FSR). To access Cranks from the Saunders side follow Corduroy to the East (past the tower trail). This section of trail has fresh work on it too, including a re-route by the dinosaur head and a handful of new bridges.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Cranks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    495 ft
  • Altitude min
    618 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,113 ft
  • Altitude start
    618 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,113 ft
  • Grade
    15.316%
  • Grade max
    4.814%
  • Grade min
    31.808%
  • Distance climb
    3,142 ft
  • Distance flat
    92 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:40
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2019
Variable
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
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      Cranks Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 84 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 339 rides
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      Jan 6, 2019 @ 2:42pm
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag eyun (Oct 22, 2014 at 23:48)
       I like this trail, but man does it hurt going up. If you want just a quick power climb and back down, do cranks to corral.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag qduffy (Feb 9, 2015 at 21:27)
       Mucky, wet, tons of organics. In the rain you'll practically end up doing twice the distance on Cranks because you'll be spinning out so much. Save it for summer.
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