Singletrack 6: Big adventure in the B.C. backcountry

First two stages showcase amazing XC riding around Fernie

Race Coverage

2016 Singletrack 6 -- Stage 1

Editor’s Note: Singletrack 6 is a six-day mountain bike race showcasing the best riding in a variety of mountain bike communities in Western Canada. Here’s a look at the first two days of racing. For full results and more info head to All photos are courtesy Singletrack 6.

2016 Singletrack 6 -- Stage 1

Singletrack 6 Day 1

The 2016 Singletrack 6 kicked off with Stage 1 on the southeast side of Fernie in the Castle and Ridgemont trail networks. The stage started with TransRockies’ traditional downtown roll-out before tackling the classic Hyperventilation climb and the enduro-style timed descent on Hyperextension.

2016 Singletrack 6 -- Stage 1

From there it was on to some more prime BC new trails: Kush, Kushier, and Kushiest.

2016 Singletrack 6 -- Stage 1

Riders then headed back on the classic and super-flowy Coal Discovery trail, with one more climb up through Sidewinder, Eric’s and Kid’s Stuff.

2016 Singletrack 6 -- Stage 1

The day finished up with a challenging run down Hessian and Broken Hip into the finish at the Fernie Aquatic Centre.

Continue to page 2 for Singletrack 6 Day 2 »

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