1,916 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-78 ft
Descent
00:03:27
Avg time

Toxic Tea Cup Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Tzouhalem
    Duncan, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #14896 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

TTC is a short flow trail with lots of mid-sized hits and is highly recommended. The top half is less interesting with the trail simply flowing through the woods next to what was to be a golf course.
The bottom half is all action starting with a small, well built, wood-to-wood drop that is appropriate for newbies moving up into the intermediate realm. This is followed by another good wood drop (less than 1m) that hucks to flat. Nice clear approach to a flat landing. There is also a dirt-to-dirt option that boosts off a log to the left of the ride-around. This is followed by a bunch of nice booters off of roots and bumps that you can get some short air off of. The largest wood-to-wood drop follows (about 1m). It is definitely well built, but not one of my faves. The approach comes off a quick little turn. If you come in hot, are a bit off line, and try to correct on the wooden take-off when it is wet – there is a good chance for slips, slides, and slams. There are a bunch of alternatives to the right of the wood drop including a dirt drop or a ride-around trail. A fairly large (expert level) creek gap follows next, if you can keep your speed and pop off the lip, you are rewarded with a flat landing with a few exposed few roots that makes it very interesting. There are a couple of ride-around options. The trail ends with a short, low ladder bridge that is falling into disrepair (two rungs missing Nov 2016) just before connecting up to the fire road. Resurrection connects up just before the fire road.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Toxic Tea Cup bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -47 ft
  • Altitude min
    953 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,026 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,026 ft
  • Altitude end
    979 ft
  • Grade max
    -10.297%
  • Grade min
    14.616%
  • Distance climb
    414 ft
  • Distance down
    1,247 ft
  • Distance flat
    256 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:44
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Toxic Tea Cup Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 7:17pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Trees still currently down
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 2:34pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      reporter Expect significant trail blockages after the significant wind event. Many blown down trees and root balls on trails. Watch for damaged bridges and...
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 4:19pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Large trees down all over the place
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 3:48pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      Several large trees down near below the two wooden jump structures. Will need a larger chain saw and few people to move them away
      Oct 28, 2018 @ 1:30pm
      Oct 28, 2018
      reporter
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      • 8 miles avg distance
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag juliancameron (Feb 2, 2018 at 20:52)
       Nicely built features.
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