1,239 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-143 ft
Descent
00:01:12
Avg time

Upper Gearjammer Details

  • 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
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #507 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 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 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
    00:01:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:54
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Status:
on Jan 15, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.1 (42 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Upper Gearjammer Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 12:05pm
      Jan 15, 2019
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 2:50pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Minor wash outs
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 2:20pm
      Dec 21, 2018
      Big mess of a tree down, branches everywhere, big bush wack to get around
      Dec 18, 2018 @ 5:47am
      Dec 18, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 570 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,687 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      392 |
      Nov 11, 2017 @ 9:30pm
      Nov 11, 2017
      | 4 comments Upper Gearjammer, Abbotsford
      194 |
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 6:43pm
      Sep 30, 2016
      Upper Gearjammer, Burnaby
      167 |
      Jul 2, 2016 @ 12:34pm
      Jul 2, 2016
      Upper Gearjammer, Burnaby
      886 |
      Feb 18, 2011 @ 10:51pm
      Feb 18, 2011
      | 3 comments Upper Gearjammer, Burnaby

      Routes with this trail

      more »
      titleratingdistance
      After Work Special
      4 miles
      Burnaby Mountain Begintermediate Rip
      4 miles
      Side Mel's Gear Cut
      4 miles
      Burnaby Mountain Super Lap
      15 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.
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