1,376 ft
Distance
159 ft
Climb
00:05:13
Avg time

E&M Express Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    South Benson / Wolf Mountain
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #37001 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #8927 in Trail Running
    • #11978 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2018

Moderate singletrack climbing trail to get the uphill traffic off of Gatekeeper.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for E&M Express mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    159 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,234 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,234 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,394 ft
  • Grade
    11.592%
  • Grade max
    4.662%
  • Grade min
    22.595%
  • Distance climb
    1,344 ft
  • Distance flat
    32 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:36
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Status:
on Sep 19, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3.3 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,209 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,978 rides
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      Photos

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      37 |
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 11:38am
      Jan 14, 2019
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      Oct 19, 2018 @ 3:40pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      34 |
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 3:40pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      55 |
      May 17, 2018 @ 5:07am
      May 17, 2018

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Jadavis (Aug 3, 2020 at 19:30)
       Nice climbing trail. Thanks!
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