1,916 ft
31 ft
-78 ft
Avg time

Toxic Tea Cup Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • 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

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.

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More Stats for Toxic Tea Cup mountain 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
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    414 ft
  • Distance down
    1,247 ft
  • Distance flat
    256 ft
  • Avg time
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on Sep 18, 2016
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Toxic Tea Cup Trail Reports

Sep 18, 2016 @ 6:53pm
Sep 18, 2016
Tree down across trail between first and second jumps.
Sep 18, 2016 @ 5:00pm
Sep 18, 2016
Mar 1, 2016 @ 2:10pm
Mar 1, 2016
The ending bridge is broken and I broke my wrist on it
Jan 25, 2016 @ 8:21pm
Jan 25, 2016
Lots of puddles.
Jan 4, 2015 @ 12:40pm
Jan 4, 2015
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Jun 30, 2008 @ 9:07pm
Jun 30, 2008
Toxic Tea Cup, Duncan
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Jan 21, 2007 @ 7:22pm
Jan 21, 2007
| 1 comments Toxic Tea Cup, Nanaimo

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