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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 Mar 30, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      72
      Trails Mountain Bike
      72
      Trails Hike
      68
      Trails Trail Running
      69
      Total Distance
      40 miles
      Total Descent
      9,726 ft
      Total Vertical
      971 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      980 ft
      Reports
      1,599
      Photos
      730
      Ridden Counter
      32,881
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Hornby Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Boogieman
      870 |
      Jan 23, 2018 @ 7:43am
      Jan 23, 2018
      trail: Boogieman
      1,884 |
      Nov 6, 2017 @ 8:38pm
      Nov 6, 2017
      trail: Pingu
      904 |
      Jul 22, 2016 @ 7:26am
      Jul 22, 2016
      trail: Yer Mom
      1,147 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 9:00am
      May 24, 2016
      trail: Yer Mom
      605 |
      May 24, 2016 @ 8:53am
      May 24, 2016
      trail: Pingu
      919 |
      Dec 24, 2014 @ 12:36pm
      Dec 24, 2014
      trail: No Horses
      748 |
      Apr 6, 2010 @ 10:37pm
      Apr 6, 2010
      trail: No Horses
      893 |
      Apr 6, 2010 @ 10:34pm
      Apr 6, 2010
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Hornby Island Mountain Bike

      Hornby Island Day Trip
      trail: Yer Mom
      103 | Jan 25, 2022
      trail: Freefall
      0:05 | | Jul 18, 2019
      190316 Bitchin Camaro
      0:59 | 960 | Mar 18, 2019
      190316 Test Tube
      trail: Test Tube
      1:46 | 580 | Mar 18, 2019
      190317 Yer Mom
      trail: Yer Mom
      0:39 | 305 | Mar 17, 2019
      190317 No Horses
      trail: No Horses
      1:09 | 273 | Mar 17, 2019
      Hornby Island Skinny Fail
      trail: Yer Mom
      0:36 | 632 | Dec 12, 2018
      Friday Afternoon
      1:08 | 2436 | Jun 24, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Apr 3, 2024 @ 9:26pm
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      Mar 31, 2024 @ 4:52pm
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      Mar 31, 2024 @ 12:11pm
      Mar 31, 2024
      niglbwishlistrouteactivity #50665316 and 1 more
      Mar 31, 2024 @ 8:48am
      Mar 31, 2024
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      Mar 30, 2024 @ 9:43pm
      Mar 30, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      klezreportBoogiemanThanks Sarah! Hopefully the coming monsoons...
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 8:51am
      Sep 22, 2023
      heckler73reportBoogiemanCheers Sarah!
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 8:26pm
      Sep 21, 2023
      geofflivingstonreportBoogiemanThanks!
      Sep 20, 2023 @ 6:59pm
      Sep 20, 2023
      leelaureportBoogiemanThankfully someone is going to do something...
      Aug 15, 2023 @ 7:44pm
      Aug 15, 2023
      dspetrastrailOuter FringeStill in good condition. Fun!
      Jul 31, 2023 @ 7:07pm
      Jul 31, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7240 miles9,728 ft22 miles971 ft
      #215#367191,598511,093
      Hike6839 miles8,842 ft21 miles971 ft
      #173#3031,571282
      Trail Running6939 miles8,983 ft21 miles971 ft
      #175#301,574184
      • By brenthillier NSMBA TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: HIMBA
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