1,488 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-243 ft
Descent
00:02:28
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #961 in Mountain Biking

Starts at the intersection of Mel's, it has some decent flow with some berms. Generally windey and not too steep but you can still manage to get some decent speed. The trail brings you to a junction where you can choose to ride uppercut or continue down lower gear jammer where it is a steeper, loose and rocky descent with a few rollable drops in the mix. Quite rutted and short but good fun.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Lower Gearjammer bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -229 ft
  • Altitude min
    717 ft
  • Altitude max
    946 ft
  • Altitude start
    946 ft
  • Altitude end
    717 ft
  • Grade
    -15.414%
  • Grade max
    -32.332%
  • Grade min
    9.497%
  • Distance climb
    188 ft
  • Distance down
    1,275 ft
  • Distance flat
    25 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:51:15
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Status:
on Dec 2, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.95 (27 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-lower-gearjammer trailhead (49.275560, -122.901870)
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Upper Lower... Trail Reports

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Dec 2, 2018 @ 2:02pm
Dec 2, 2018
Leaves are all gone and it's drying up decently after two days of sunshine. Still wet though.
Nov 14, 2018 @ 7:56pm
Nov 14, 2018
Nov 4, 2018 @ 4:03pm
Nov 4, 2018
Complete river. Blown out and huge marbles and holes. Still managed to ride most of it
Nov 3, 2018 @ 11:53am
Nov 3, 2018
Oct 22, 2018 @ 8:22pm
Oct 22, 2018
Prime time
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Photos

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May 18, 2016 @ 6:07pm
May 18, 2016
Upper Lower Gearjammer
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May 14, 2016 @ 9:09pm
May 14, 2016
Upper Lower Gearjammer
533 |
Oct 27, 2015 @ 9:15pm
Oct 27, 2015
Upper Lower Gearjammer
438 |
Oct 27, 2015 @ 9:15pm
Oct 27, 2015
Upper Lower Gearjammer

Routes with this trail

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After Work Special
4 miles
Burnaby Mountain Lower Trails Rip
5 miles
Side Mel's Gear Cut
4 miles
Burnaby Mountain Super Lap
15 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag Stvante (Aug 5, 2014 at 9:01)
 is this permanently closed? i've waited one year for this trail to re-open
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  • + 0
flag Vrmadd (May 21, 2017 at 10:27)
 Top half is open, but the bottom half still says closed, but no barrier. I didn't ride it but I'm guessing others may have.
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