1,239 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-143 ft
Descent
00:01:13
Avg time

Upper Gearjammer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (3 votes)
  • 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
    • 90 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.

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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
    00:01:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:33
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on Nov 12, 2023
Wet
Avg: 4.2 (64 votes)
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      Upper Gearjammer Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 795 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 12,797 rides
      • Last: Feb 21, 2024

      Photos

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      7 |
      Nov 11, 2023 @ 2:33pm
      Nov 11, 2023
      14 |
      Aug 18, 2023 @ 12:02pm
      Aug 18, 2023
      427 |
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 6:43pm
      Sep 30, 2016
      1,034 |
      Feb 18, 2011 @ 10:51pm
      Feb 18, 2011
      | 3 comments

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