2 miles
Distance
496 ft
Climb
-1,840 ft
Descent
00:47:02
Avg time

Gargamel Details

  • Riding area
    Whistler North
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking

Steep and gnarly trail with a big reputation. Lots of steeps, rock rolls and chunder with no easy way around.

The famous woodwork on the trail is now mostly decrepit and replaced with new trail.

A long and highly technical ride that's pretty isolated. Exercise caution.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gargamel mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,344 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,573 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,061 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,917 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,573 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.709%
  • Grade min
    49.879%
  • Distance climb
    2,685 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    345 ft
  • Avg time
    00:47:02
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Jun 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (22 votes)

view (107)
close
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to gargamel trailhead (50.177750, -122.957880)
update trails status or condition

Gargamel Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:27pm
Jun 2, 2018
Clear all trees. As mention still a few small snow patch at the beginning. The shuttle just past the lodge is a bit tight not recommend if you...
May 31, 2018 @ 4:59pm
May 31, 2018
Few snow patches up high, a dozen trees down, only 3 require chainsaw, bring a handsaw.
Apr 2, 2018 @ 2:37am
Apr 2, 2018
Sep 27, 2017 @ 8:03pm
Sep 27, 2017
Running primo right now. The log bridge was super greasy but everything else was clear and awesome.
Jul 15, 2017 @ 9:09pm
Jul 15, 2017
so good. So full on.
view all reports »

Photos

more »
198 |
Jan 23, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Jan 23, 2018
Gargamel, Whistler
115 |
Sep 21, 2017 @ 9:51am
Sep 21, 2017
Gargamel, Whistler
294 |
Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:16am
Jun 26, 2017
Gargamel, Whistler
1,234 |
Mar 24, 2013 @ 9:56pm
Mar 24, 2013
Gargamel, Whistler

Trail Lists

Reviews / Comments

No reviews yet, be the first to write a review or ask a question.
Use trail reports to comment on trail conditions.


Post a Comment



You must login to Pinkbike.
Don't have an account? Sign up

Join Pinkbike  Login

Videos

more »
youtuber GARGAMEL Whistler West Side trials, nothing...
12:44 | 76 | Jul 26, 2017 , Whistler
youtuber Gargamel with BCpov
372 | Sep 8, 2017 , Whistler
Lower rockslabs of Gargamel
235 | Jul 29, 2017 , Whistler
Gargamel - Mountain Bike Trail - Whistler BC
4:37 | 1955 | Jul 31, 2014 , Whistler
  • subscribe
  • flag
  • login to download gpx or kml files.