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      Hornby Island is a recreation destination known the world over for it’s excellent trail network, local cycling community and amazing beaches Home to one of the most beautiful and secluded selection of trails in BC.

      With several trail access points around the Island, you are sure to have one near your accommodation. One of the joys of riding Hornby is that you don’t have to load up the car to get on the trails. You are never more than a 10 minute ride to the nearest trail!

      If you are new to the Island, the first step is to get a map. Stop by the bike shop in the Ringside Market to pick one up. With over 80km of single track, you will be glad you did.

      There is no shuttle access by vehicle – You MUST pedal up, so leave your big bike at home.
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 17, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      72
      Trails Mountain Bike
      71
      Trails Hike
      68
      Trails Trail Running
      68
      Total Distance
      40 miles
      Total Descent
      10,060 ft
      Total Vertical
      973 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      983 ft
      Reports
      639
      Photos
      244
      Ridden Counter
      26,664

      Photos of Hornby Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Outer Ridge
      16 |
      Oct 18, 2022 @ 2:10pm
      Oct 18, 2022
      15 |
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:04am
      Aug 11, 2022
      12 |
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:04am
      Aug 11, 2022
      15 |
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:04am
      Aug 11, 2022
      trail: Yer Mom
      1,055 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 9:00am
      May 24, 2016
      trail: Yer Mom
      516 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 8:53am
      May 24, 2016
      trail: No Horses
      713 |
      Apr 6, 2010 @ 10:37pm
      Apr 6, 2010
      trail: No Horses
      840 |
      Apr 6, 2010 @ 10:34pm
      Apr 6, 2010
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Hornby Island Mountain Bike

      Hornby Island Day Trip
      trail: Yer Mom
      67 | Jan 25, 2022
      trail: Freefall
      0:05 | | Jul 18, 2019
      190316 Bitchin Camaro
      0:59 | 825 | Mar 18, 2019
      190316 Test Tube
      trail: Test Tube
      1:46 | 506 | Mar 18, 2019
      190317 Yer Mom
      trail: Yer Mom
      0:39 | 290 | Mar 17, 2019
      190317 No Horses
      trail: No Horses
      1:09 | 249 | Mar 17, 2019
      Hornby Island Skinny Fail
      trail: Yer Mom
      0:36 | 604 | Dec 12, 2018
      Friday Afternoon
      1:08 | 2400 | Jun 24, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Four Dead Aliens
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 10:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Test Tube
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Chris & Brad's
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      South Spasm Chasm
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealA bit of pooling water in the low spotsBigbird427
      Slade / Beulah Connector
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Slade Connector
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Washing Machine (Down)
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Devil's Kitchen
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Tadpole
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427
      Bitchin' Camero
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 2:12am
      Dec 31, 2022
      IdealWet slippery sections, to be expected...Bigbird427

      Activity Feed

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      user #614011droid-66wishlistrouteRide Off The Ferry! Best Trails 22mi
      Jan 29, 2023 @ 5:59pm
      Jan 29, 2023
      user #3246520RidebendwishlisttrailFour Dead Aliens
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 9:53pm
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #363549nielsvkwishlistrouteRide Off The Ferry! Best Trails 22mi
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 9:46am
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #1641444TanukiboysonriddentrailFour Dead Aliens and 1 more
      Jan 2, 2023 @ 9:43am
      Jan 2, 2023
      user #1390958Bigbird427addreportFour Dead Aliens and 10 more
      Dec 31, 2022 @ 7:10pm
      Dec 31, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #1170771pedaltilliam95reportGenuine Draft TrailM7 6u
      Aug 28, 2022 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 28, 2022
      user #1601756SnortontrailFord Cove to Shingle SpitWe ride cross bikes from Ford Covecto the...
      Aug 11, 2022 @ 12:00am
      Aug 11, 2022
      user #573836klezreportMilo's MeadowThe big alder and the little fir just downhill...
      Jul 7, 2022 @ 2:23pm
      Jul 7, 2022
      user #1564120babesbikesbeersreportYer MomNo idea - a few jumps on the The Way were...
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 9:25am
      Mar 2, 2022
      user #253456dglassreportYer MomAny idea why?
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 9:12am
      Mar 2, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7140 miles9,921 ft22 miles974 ft
      #206#3624763948,996
      Hike6839 miles9,511 ft21 miles974 ft
      #163#30621178
      Trail Running6839 miles9,511 ft21 miles974 ft
      #162#30622117
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