1,239 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-143 ft
Descent
00:01:07
Avg time

Upper Gearjammer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #772 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #4035 in Trail Running
    • #3060 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

This trail offers many different style of riding. Entering with a more flowy vibe,soon after you encounter some rough DH terrain with some non mandatory drops.

Access Info

It starts by cutting right off Mel's just after the old entrance to Gear Jammer. This is just before Mel's starts to drop down to the Trans-Canada.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Gearjammer mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -126 ft
  • Altitude min
    927 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,063 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,053 ft
  • Altitude end
    927 ft
  • Grade
    -10.152%
  • Grade max
    -50.611%
  • Grade min
    9.114%
  • Distance climb
    258 ft
  • Distance down
    859 ft
  • Distance flat
    123 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:15
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Status:
on May 18, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.25 (59 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
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      Upper Gearjammer Trail Reports

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      May 18, 2022 @ 10:34am
      May 18, 2022
      Running smooth and fast as of last night (May 17).
      May 5, 2022 @ 2:43pm
      May 5, 2022
      Lil' sloppy
      May 2, 2022 @ 5:29pm
      May 2, 2022
      Good overall, a little greasy in spots after the rain.
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 11:24am
      Apr 30, 2022
      Running great , but usual erosion issues on last turns
      Apr 14, 2022 @ 1:44am
      Apr 14, 2022
      Eroded in parts but super fun as always. There is a massive rut after one of the last bends.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 44 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 828 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,168 rides
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      Photos

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      482 |
      Nov 11, 2017 @ 9:30pm
      Nov 11, 2017
      | 4 comments
      367 |
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 6:43pm
      Sep 30, 2016
      215 |
      Jul 2, 2016 @ 12:34pm
      Jul 2, 2016
      986 |
      Feb 18, 2011 @ 10:51pm
      Feb 18, 2011
      | 3 comments

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      MrCerulean (Dec 2, 2018 at 14:00)
       Leaves are all gone and it's drying up decently after two days of sunshine. Still wet though.
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      • + 0
      LikeAKid (Dec 1, 2020 at 11:55)
       Some mud (to be expected) but nice. A fallen tree close to the end of this trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Mcyeetus (Sep 29, 2021 at 18:21)
       Flowy upper section to Gearjammer with a few optional drops and some rollers/jumps. All flow and no tech.
      [Reply]





      Videos

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      youtuber Gearjammer Lap | SFU, Burnaby, BC | MTB
      6:30 | 561 | Feb 17, 2019 , Burnaby
      Burnaby Mountain with Paige
      5:03 | 26 | Mar 15, 2022 , Burnaby
      Gearjammer to Lower Snake - 2022
      5:20 | 29 | Mar 4, 2022 , Burnaby
      Gear Jammer and Upper Cut on Burnaby Mountain
      4:56 | 57 | Oct 17, 2021 , Burnaby
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