4,069 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-723 ft
Descent
00:15:53
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of CBC Trail
  • past supporters

  • Stuart Kerr
    2012

CBC Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Log Ride, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Other
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6002
  • Land Manager
    Metro Vancouver

Approach this trail with caution.

There has been no maintenance on this trail in several years-the only work this trail has seen is by Metro Vancouver to remove expired structures. Much of the trail bed is severely eroded, suffers from significant drainage issues (some sections are a creek bed in the wet) and much of the aged armouring is blown out and strewn throughout the trail. Much of the trail is in a severe state of neglect and is a former shadow of the the crown jewel it once was. However, it can still be ridden although a DH bike would be the recommended.

This trail still sees winter closures which has little of the original intention to protect the trail from impact.

Access Info

Park at P1 in BC Parks, ride down the road to the trail access at the radio tower roads. The trail starts at the corner of the two radio tower gravel roads.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for CBC mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -722 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,024 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,747 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,747 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,024 ft
  • Grade max
    -38.665%
  • Grade min
    -2.99%
  • Distance climb
    18 ft
  • Distance down
    4,028 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:53
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (62 votes)

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CBC Trail Reports

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Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:26pm
Sep 15, 2016
rock armouring blown out. wood turn-stringers on ground fully rotted out, slats worn thru
Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:26pm
Sep 15, 2016
transition has eroded-flat landing now
Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:25pm
Sep 15, 2016
trenching
Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:25pm
Sep 15, 2016
downramp-decking 2/3 worn thru
Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:25pm
Sep 15, 2016
Stump launch - broken slat
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Technical Trail Features (TTF)

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag magnetmedia (Mar 31, 2015 at 11:59)
 Any chance of seeing an early opening of CBC due to the mild winter? *wishful thinking*
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  • + 2
flag DeVinci3383 (Apr 17, 2015 at 10:56)
 Open now - lots of riders on the trail last night. In good shape for this time of year, although I had not been on it in 2 years so my take may be a bit off...
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  • + 4
flag T-ROB (Jul 20, 2016 at 22:24)
 Prime example of a classic northshore trail being destroyed by passive decommissioning. The trail isn't being closed outright but since no one is allowed to work on it the features are rotting away one at a time and erosion will soon make this unrideable.

This is being done by metro vancouver and they are doing it this way because they know there will be outcry if they close it outright so instead they just don't let anyone work on it. Same plan as Ned's
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