9.2 miles
Distance
2,780 ft
Climb
-2,707 ft
Descent
1,735 ft
High Point

This is a permitted race course, not all trails can be ridden 365 days a year. Please respect Land Managers and Ride at Your Own Risk.

The BC Bike Race is happy to announce that North Vancouver, home of the infamous North Shore trails, will host the stage 5 for 2015. The Legendary North Shore is back, with it's regular ladder bridges, roots and rocks but now with an all new flavour "pump flow".

source: BC Bike Race
Local Trail Association
North Shore Mountain Bike Association (nsmba.ca)
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2 Reviews & Comments

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flag mrdirtt (Jun 13, 2016 at 9:03)
 Can someone explain the Incline section to me? This is clearly a downhill trail. The old portion of Incline is barely walkable never mind bikable and the new line is a beautiful machine built downhill rip....Are we really going to climb up instead?
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flag SamLangridge (Jun 21, 2016 at 15:55)
 This unorthodox route includes a short hike which enables people from 36 different countries to enjoy both the flow of Mushroom and Upper Dale's as well as some North Shore gnar, while keeping the rubber off the pavement as much as possible. For more information feel free to contact info@bcbikerace.com.
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Details

  • Race Course
  • AKA
    BC Bike Race North Vancouver
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for BCBR 2016 Day 5 - North Vancouver mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    353 ft
  • Altitude start
    353 ft
  • Altitude end
    427 ft
  • Grade
    0.151%
  • Grade max
    -38.157%
  • Grade min
    40.889%
  • Distance climb
    4.7 miles
  • Distance down
    4.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,339 ft
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Empress Bypass in the snow - Mount Seymour...
Empress Bypass in the snow - Mount Seymour January 5th 2017
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Jan 6, 2017
Little bit of snow and ice but lots of fun.
John Deer Trail in the snow - January 5th 2016
John Deer Trail in the snow - January 5th 2016
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Jan 6, 2017
Sun and snow for something a little different.
Baden Powel P.o.V.
Baden Powel P.o.V.
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Oct 2, 2016
Raw footage is the signature. I just wanted to show this section of the trail so you can consider it for your loops. They've done some good work...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Upper Dale's Trail
Jan 15, 2017 @ 8:14pm
7 hours
crusty, and rutted trench warfare
John Deer
Jan 14, 2017 @ 8:25pm
1 days
Ice on 2/3 of the trail. Unrideable until the bottom 1/3
Academy Climb
Jan 14, 2017 @ 4:32pm
1 days
Clear of snow, some ice patches.
Pussyfoot
Jan 14, 2017 @ 4:30pm
1 days
Hard packed snow and ice, minimal traction.
Penny Lane
Jan 14, 2017 @ 4:29pm
1 days
Mostly unrideable due to significant ice.
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