1 miles
Distance
381 ft
Climb
-911 ft
Descent
00:31:39
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Cheakamus
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • AKA
    It's Business Time
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Apr - Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #286 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fantastic trail for the more advanced rider with a little bit of everything: Great viewpoints, numerous rock rolls (including a series of 5 in a row), a few ladders and three short climbs. If it’s too challenging – and the top half is slightly easier than the bottom – you can peel off on AM/PM half way through for a quick downhill. The more difficult features all have easy ride arounds except for the last ladder.

There’s a lot of flow here, although the final climb just after the AM/PM intersection breaks this up a bit as it’s a steep one. It’s a trail to challenge yourself to ride as cleanly as possible and will keep you coming back to it again and again. Thank you Duncan for designing such a great trail!

Access Info

Access this by climbing the Lower Microwave Tower Access Road from the bottom of Cheakamus, or through a short climb up from the end of Highline if you're coming from the High trails. Alternatively, you can get here by riding down ~1km from Tunnel Vision

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Duncan's (It's Business Time) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -530 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,023 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,586 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,554 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,024 ft
  • Grade
    -7.236%
  • Grade max
    -49.295%
  • Grade min
    42.092%
  • Distance climb
    2,045 ft
  • Distance down
    5,048 ft
  • Distance flat
    235 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:12
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Status:
on Jan 28, 2019
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.6 (41 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Directions to duncan-s-it-s-business-time trailhead (50.075010, -123.027140)
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      Duncan's (It's... Trail Reports

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      Jan 28, 2019 @ 2:52pm
      Jan 28, 2019
      Dec 1, 2018 @ 6:27pm
      Dec 1, 2018
      reporter great conditions for December! grippy and rippy
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 11:12am
      Oct 20, 2018
      Oct 12, 2018 @ 3:42pm
      Oct 12, 2018
      So good. Get some!
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Oct 10, 2018
      Overall in great condition, but still some pockets of wetness on the roots. I'm thinking in particular of the rock chute onto the wooden bridge...
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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 7
      flag boomforeal (Aug 24, 2014 at 21:47)
       this trail f*cking rules
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      • + 2
      flag bcpunk MTBco (Aug 22, 2016 at 10:23)
       This trail solidly puts the mountain biking back in mountain biking... sooo goooood. #IDon'tRidePark
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      • + 1
      flag NovemberCharlie (May 28, 2018 at 19:16)
       This is an amazing trail, a must ride for the confident shredders out there. It is challenging for intermediate level riders, first timers can probably expect to do a little pushing in the steep climb sections as momentum is key but dont let that put you off. The downhill flow is epic! I will ride this trail again and again.
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      • + 0
      flag chubby5000 (Oct 20, 2018 at 12:29)
       I found the first half of this trail up to the AM/PM intersection to be super difficult with tons of climbing and wasn’t really sure if it was worth the climb. But after that? Oooooooh Nelly!!!! So good. Little jumps and drops and rolls and slabs and berms and all the cool things about biking packed into one little descent.
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