2 miles
Distance
496 ft
Climb
-1,840 ft
Descent
00:48:28
Avg time

Gargamel Details

  • Riding area
    Whistler North
    Whistler, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • 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
    00:48:28
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Status:
on Sep 27, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (23 votes)

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Gargamel Trail Reports

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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.
Jul 11, 2017 @ 4:18pm
Jul 11, 2017
Overgrown vegetation on last bit of road climb. Trail is good to go.
Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:25am
Jun 26, 2017
Only a couple very small patches of snow left on trail, should melt away fast.
Jun 18, 2017 @ 12:50pm
Jun 18, 2017
Cleared of deadfall. some snow on climb sections and in the first few descent "moves" Should be completely clear by June 23
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Sep 21, 2017 @ 9:51am
Sep 21, 2017
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Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:16am
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Gargamel, Whistler
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Jun 26, 2017 @ 12:16am
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Gargamel, Whistler
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Jul 18, 2016 @ 3:41pm
Jul 18, 2016
Gargamel, My City

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