435 ft
Distance
-3 ft
Descent
00:21:07
Avg time

Garter Belt Details

  • Riding area
    South March Highlands
    Kanata, Ontario
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face, Other
  • Global Ranking

The hardest trail in the network, Garter Belt, also known as Fat Bitch is a extremely hard trail with steep climbs, step ups and a ridge to the edge of it. Almost impossible to ride flawlessly from the direction after the climb on Ridgetop, this trail does not have any cut arounds or optional lines from the main trail.

Access Info

Take Ridgetop from South Dogsled and turn left after the climb at the start
Or
Take Ridgetop coming form Ridgetop Roll and turn right before rock garden trail starts with drop

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Garter Belt mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    377 ft
  • Altitude max
    381 ft
  • Altitude start
    381 ft
  • Altitude end
    378 ft
  • Grade
    -0.569%
  • Grade max
    -19.755%
  • Grade min
    1.065%
  • Distance down
    48 ft
  • Distance flat
    338 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:36
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Status:
on Oct 13, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to garter-belt trailhead (45.334420, -75.956100)
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Garter Belt Trail Reports

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Oct 13, 2018 @ 11:38am
2 days
Lots of leaves but nice and dry.
Jul 18, 2016 @ 4:58pm
Jul 18, 2016
I would always be careful on Garter Belt. The trail lead you onto a ridge witch if fallen off of could result in serious injury. Also the small...
May 25, 2016 @ 5:49pm
May 25, 2016
Nov 6, 2014 @ 4:32am
Nov 6, 2014
Nov 6, 2014 @ 4:32am
Nov 6, 2014
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag JumpinJesus (Sep 30, 2017 at 20:46)
 That big ass log get cut through yet?
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