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Legend has it that Eh-line was built to resemble the mountain bike trails in the Whistler Bike Park and other parts of British Columbia.
The irony is that this is sort of true, but if you spend any significant time exploring BC, Eh-line doesn't feel all that similar.
But that doesn't make it a bad trail at all! So let's dive into it. Eh-line is a split personality trail.
The upper section is a big black diamond jump trail, and then about halfway down, it transitions sharply into a techy, rooty, loamy ripper. You'll find both of these types of trails in British Columbia, but rarely do you find a trail that features as much of a dichotomy as Eh-line does.
Instead, in BC you'll usually find that one trail is a technical test piece, and another trail is a flowy jump trail—and that they retain these characteristics all the way down.
And if a trail *does* have both jumps and tech, then the jumps are actually sprinkled throughout the technical challenge, requiring you to ride *both* rocks and roots *and* send gap jumps in between.
The trails aren't split into two haves like Eh-line is. Due to the split personality of this trail, lots of locals will head out and just session the upper half of the Eh-line by using a ski trail to pedal back to the top and do laps.
This jump line is pretty damn good, and is well-worth riding a few laps.
It begins with a massive step down, which is rollable if you'd like but is also a pretty smooth sender.
You need to carry speed off this sender in order to clear some big table tops and doubles that follow next.
This is such a fantastic jump trail that it's almost a shame it doesn't continue all the way down the mountain. The lower tech section of the trail is completely different, and for the uninitiated, it could be quite challenging.
Like on Dig Deep, steep root webs are the name of the game.
There are also a few fairly steep turns into tight, rooty drops which could catch you out if you aren't looking far enough ahead.
Similar to Dig Deep, there do tend to be a few landings between the tech features to allow you to regroup, but overall this tech section on Eh-line feels a bit more continuous than the technical challenge on Dig Deep. The route shown here focuses on just Eh-line, but for an even longer ride with a more extended downhill, consider pedaling up to the top of Gauer Power and then riding the first section of Gauer Power, taking a right onto the connector trail, and then dropping into Eh-line.