1,421 ft
Distance
-138 ft
Descent
00:02:47
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Griffen Trail

Upper Griffen Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #409
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

An easier trail on the shore. Can be climbed as well.

Access Info

Take the main road up fromme, turn right before the first switch back.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Griffen mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,116 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,253 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,253 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,116 ft
  • Grade
    -9.678%
  • Grade max
    -23.339%
  • Grade min
    -0.598%
  • Distance down
    1,355 ft
  • Distance flat
    66 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:47
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2017
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.6 (29 votes)

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Upper Griffen Trail Reports

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Jan 14, 2017 @ 10:09pm
Jan 14, 2017
Lower half quite icy. Top half still grippy enough.
Jan 13, 2017 @ 7:19pm
Jan 13, 2017
Top half good/ok but deteriorates to mostly ice by the bottom.
Jan 7, 2017 @ 6:12pm
Jan 7, 2017
Fun in the packed snow!
Jan 2, 2017 @ 9:33pm
Jan 2, 2017
reporter
Removed the mid-section of the downed tree reported yesterday. Trunk still on the side of trail, but parallel to it and passable. Needs more...
Jan 1, 2017 @ 12:05pm
Jan 1, 2017
reporter Tree down along the length of the trail lead in into the new (leaky) berm. Crown is planted squarely on that corner.
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Jan 1, 2017 @ 12:05pm
Jan 1, 2017
Upper Griffen, North Vancouver
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Sep 29, 2016 @ 9:43pm
Sep 29, 2016
Upper Griffen, North Vancouver
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Jun 29, 2016 @ 7:12pm
Jun 29, 2016
Upper Griffen, Vancouver
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Jun 29, 2016 @ 7:12pm
Jun 29, 2016
Upper Griffen, Vancouver

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Mount Fromme Upper and Lower Griffen July 2015
7:24 | 434 | Aug 1, 2015 , North Vancouver
Upper Griffen
3:03 | 372 | Mar 1, 2015 , North Vancouver
Upper Griffen at Night
2:26 | 65 | Jan 9, 2015 , North Vancouver
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