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The Free Running Trail
Access: Access to the Free Running Trail is from the Forest for the World parking lot (Kueng road) on Cranbrook Hill.
Description: This is a great starter technical trail. It’s gradual downhill with little jumps, rocks, bridges and other trail obstacles. Kids absolutely love it as they can’t really stop themselves from running the whole way with the neat terrain mixed with the descent. Last summer, all my kids ran this at least once a week including my four year old.
As you get better on technical trail, you’ll be able to run this faster and with confidence.
Length: 2.2 KM’s with 728′ loss and 232′ gain.
Difficulty: It’s technical single track for the first 1.5 km’s and then double track or wider at the end. The last little bit is a steep section before hitting UNBC way. However, the down hilling make it a lot easier.
You can combined this with a whole number of FFT routes, the UNBC Way hill or before you descend the UNBC hill you can go south to UNBC or north to the end of Crest road and loop back.
Link to GPS file here
Link to Google earth file here
Beware that my wristwatch Garmin can be up to about 30 meters off.