2.1 miles
Distance
262 ft
Climb
-1,788 ft
Descent
00:39:41
Avg time
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Powerslave Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Not snow season
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #8806

You can pedal this but it is often a shuttle. Starts with a bit of a climb from the road before beginning with natural and we'll defined trail. There's some proper tech before popping out on a knoll before the more built part of the trail. You'll enjoy SE high speed sections, punctuated by tech steeps, and closed off with some impressive word work. Ends on a FSR so look for Mister Slave to continue on down.

Access Info

Giveout Creek FSR

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Powerslave mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,526 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,848 ft
  • Altitude max
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.2 miles
  • Altitude end
    4,848 ft
  • Grade
    -13.588%
  • Grade max
    -48.554%
  • Grade min
    39.824%
  • Distance climb
    1,787 ft
  • Distance down
    1.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    95 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:41
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Status:
on Jul 7, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4.05 (17 votes)

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Powerslave Trail Reports

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Jul 7, 2016 @ 6:25pm
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Jul 7, 2016 @ 6:24pm
Jul 7, 2016
Apr 24, 2016 @ 4:15pm
Apr 24, 2016
20 cms of old snow on road starting at Placenta/Upper Bottoms Up parking. Significant snow at bottom of Powerslave/Bears Den. We were not planning...
Apr 13, 2015 @ 2:56pm
Apr 13, 2015
Very early season conditions. shallow lower elevation snowpack has exposed the lower section of trail "Bear's Den" earlier than average years. ...
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Sep 6, 2016 @ 2:53pm
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Mar 4, 2015 @ 1:57pm
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Powerslave, Retallack
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Feb 26, 2015 @ 4:52pm
Feb 26, 2015
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Feb 26, 2015 @ 4:52pm
Feb 26, 2015
Powerslave, Nelson

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