1.3 miles
Distance
327 ft
Climb
-173 ft
Descent
00:14:04
Avg time

Take it Easy Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    CBT Mainline Network
    Golden, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May/Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #5062 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #14490 in E-Biking
    • #5713 in Trail Running
    • #28073 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2012

Take It Easy is ridden as an out and back, or as the exit of Goldrush/Mighty Quinn. Gold rush and Mighty Quinn are DOWNHILL ONLY and are accessed from CBT Mainline. Often the debate about this trail is whether it’s namesake was to “take it easy” because of the steep tricky cliffs and rooty corners, or whether the intended meaning was to “take it easy” and relax your epic ride is almost over. While remaining undulating for most of the trail, Take it Easy is a fairly technical and fun ride. It is most commonly ridden as the follow up to Gold Rush at the finish of a longer ride. At the end of Gold Rush cross the road (watching for cars). Please do not congregate on the roadway, but rather to the side of the road as you wait for your riding buddies. Dropping into Take it Easy you immediately come across a fork in the trail. Your best value is to go left at the fork. This option will lead to a nice booter and a great double right before the first berm Both choices at the aforementioned fork spit the rider out along an undulating section of rooty and punchy trail heading back toward the CBT Mainline Trailhead and back to town. Don’t be fooled by the name, you will find yourself riding within half a metre of a cliff 12m above the Columbia River for part of this ride.

Take it Easy can also be ridden as a short out-and-back loop from the CBT Mainline Trailhead. Again, consider yourself forewarned about the cliffs along which you will be riding.

Access Info

Approx 250 m off CBT Mainline trail from Mainline trailhead.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Take it Easy mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    154 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,572 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,758 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,604 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,759 ft
  • Grade
    2.2%
  • Grade max
    -22.8%
  • Grade min
    33.4%
  • Distance climb
    3,612 ft
  • Distance down
    2,733 ft
  • Distance flat
    505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:58
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on Oct 1, 2021
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Avg: 3.9 (8 votes)

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Huesitto (Jul 26, 2017 at 11:16)
       Downed trees due to wind storm on Take it Easy (Extension)
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