BC’s Wildest Trail Running Series.

Professionally run and community driven trail running races in coastal British Columbia

Coast Mountain Trail Series

The Coast Mountain Trail Series (part of Ridgeline Events) is a collection of quality, challenging, professionally run trail events in world class destinations around Vancouver's North Shore and Sea to Sky Corridor.

Ridgeline Events has donated over $100,000 to local trail and Search and Rescue organizations, including SORCA, WORCA, NSMBA, ACC, Squamish SAR, Coquitlam SAR and North Shore SAR. Our goal going forward is to contribute over $50,000 annually to these great organizations.

About CMTS

Run Ridge Run

February 23, 2019

13 km, 25 km

Join us on a journey around Sasamat and Buntzen lakes as we retrace much of the Diez Vista route via shorter options. The long course will take in the incredible Diez Vistas views while the short course will go Sasamat to Buntzen and back via a mix of old classics and new additions to the trail network.

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Cap Crusher

March 16, 2019

12 km, 24 km

The Cap Crusher is our annual celebration of Spring.

12km or 24km options to explore the incredibly diverse, challenging and somewhat under-appreciated Capilano Canyon trail system.

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Survival of the Fittest

May 25, 2019

18 km, 35 km

Held on the formidable Squamish trail network, Survival is hosted out of the stunningly beautiful Quest University lands. During the race runners will cross two bridges. Revel in the theory of evolution as you cross Darwin's early on, and test your faith above the rapids on Carpenter's Son near the end.

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Buckin’ Hell

July 27, 2019

30 km, 50 km, 50 km relay

Featuring 30km, 50km and two person 50km relay options. The race is hosted in the incredibly scenic Deep Cove, North Vancouver with runners enjoying the Mount Seymour trail network. The 50km ultra is quite simply one of the most technically challenging 50km races you'll find.

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Sky Pilot

Returning in 2020

14 km, 25 km, 15 km rappel, 25 km rappel

Sky Pilot is taking a 1-year hiatus to allow the Ridgeline team to focus on developing the new Whistler 175km race.

Returning in 2020 with newly updated courses that are less likely to be impacted by inclement weather.

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Whistler Alpine Meadows

September 20-22, 2019

25 km, 55 km, 110 km, 100 mile, Ascent Race, Triple Wammy!

A killer new 100 mile distance with over 9500m of climbing & descent. Participants will be treated to alpine meadows, waterfalls, wildflowers, glaciers and mountain views as far as the eye can see. If you like elevation stats, this is your race!

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More from Ridgeline Events.

Ridgeline Events manages the Coast Mountain Trail Series, Diez Vista and Squamish50 races

Diez Vista

April 11, 2020

50 km

Diez Vista is one of the most historic ultras in the country, heading into its 24th year in 2020. Founded by local trail runners to showcase the trails and terrain around Port Moody, BC, the race has developed an incredibly loyal following, and has attracted some of the biggest names in ultra running over it’s storied history.

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Squamish 50

August 17 - 18, 2019

50 M, 50 KM, 23 KM, 50/50

The Squamish 50 races are TOUGH, truly unforgettable trail running experiences. With our marquee 50 mile race boasting over 90% singletrack and more than 11,000 feet of climbing and descent, topped off by stunning sweeping vistas across glaciated snow capped peaks that jut straight out of the Pacific Ocean, these courses are sure to take your breath away.

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