2.0 miles
405 ft
-367 ft
646 ft
High Point

Northwind Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, RD, Fat
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
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  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager

The main access to the Mt Geoffrey Regional Park trails as well as the Crown Land trails. Northwind is a gentle rolling climb to the junction of Cold Deck and then a 5-8% decent to Katimavic and the hike a bike stairs down to Lea Smith Rd and the bakery. Northwind is suitable for all levels of riders from run bikes to off road wheel chairs. Or ride your horse up and take in the view.

Access Info

Trail head at the end of Northwind Trail off Strachan Road. Look for the yellow pole between rocks and the parks map kiosk.

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More Stats for Northwind mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    38 ft
  • Altitude min
    290 ft
  • Altitude start
    290 ft
  • Altitude end
    327 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5,066 ft
  • Distance down
    4,900 ft
  • Distance flat
    758 ft
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