1,239 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-143 ft
Descent
00:01:15
Avg time

Upper Gearjammer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #507 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 80 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
  • 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
    00:01:15
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:01
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Status:
on May 24, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.15 (49 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Upper Gearjammer Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 24, 2020 @ 6:33pm
      May 24, 2020
      running smooooooth!
      May 10, 2020 @ 10:57am
      May 10, 2020
      May 1, 2020 @ 11:06am
      May 1, 2020
      Apr 29, 2020 @ 12:58pm
      Apr 29, 2020
      New signs posted - No e-bikes or other motorized vehicles.
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 2:34pm
      Apr 25, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 57 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,006 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,687 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      429 |
      Nov 11, 2017 @ 9:30pm
      Nov 11, 2017
      | 4 comments
      260 |
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 6:43pm
      Sep 30, 2016
      189 |
      Jul 2, 2016 @ 12:34pm
      Jul 2, 2016
      922 |
      Feb 18, 2011 @ 10:51pm
      Feb 18, 2011
      | 3 comments

      Routes with this trail

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      After Work Special
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      Burnaby Mountain Begintermediate Rip
      4 miles
      Side Mel's Gear Cut
      4 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag 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.
      [Reply]

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