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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other

      This region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      Ladysmith is a town located on the 49th parallel on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. As of 2016, the population was 8,537. Please visit our Community Website to discover what Ladysmith has to offer during your visit.

      The local trails provide a good variety of varying levels of challenging terrain. Getting to most trail heads requires a climb along access or climbing trails, but the effort is well worth the reward. The Ladysmith trail network is know for it's spectacular views on a clear day. Due to our climate, trails can be ridden mostly all year round, but please refrain from chewing up trails on or immediately after extremely wet weather. Many trails are multi-use, so hikers or trail runners will be encountered. Please be cautious and watch out while riding.

      Checkout the local CTSS - Ladysmith Chapter trail association, the Routes page for recommended local ride loops, and the Ladysmith Riders group if you'd like to ride with a local or participate in a group ride while visiting.

      Have fun out there Ride at your own risk.
      Region Details
      • 122
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      • 44
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 16, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #791
      State Ranking
      #56
      Trails (view details)
      185
      Trails Mountain Bike
      184
      Trails E-Bike
      183
      Trails Hike
      186
      Trails Trail Running
      186
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      41 miles
      Total Descent
      6,905 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,272 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,317 ft
      Reports
      1,001
      Photos
      136
      Ridden Counter
      3,837

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 9:21pm
      Jul 24, 2019
      17 |
      Jul 24, 2019 @ 9:19pm
      Jul 24, 2019
      trail: No Brakes!
      20 |
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 9:24pm
      Jul 16, 2019
      8 |
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 12:08pm
      Jul 7, 2019

      Videos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      Holland Creek - Biking GoPro
      2:21 | 87 | Nov 22, 2018 , Ladysmith
      Rocky Creek/Logging Road Trails - Biking GoPro
      trail: Wet Foot
      4:38 | 79 | Nov 22, 2018 , Ladysmith

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1955580BaydenKennettaddreportBroken Dreams
      Oct 16, 2019 @ 8:31pm
      Oct 16, 2019
      user #829025Mother13riddentrailHatchery Trail
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 11:05pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      user #1450062McDsPlaceaddreportLadysmith TBD and 11 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 6:30pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1450062McDsPlaceriddentrailOld Stocking Lake Climb and 6 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:33pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1450062McDsPlaceaddtrailToboggan and 6 more
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 5:19pm
      Oct 13, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailLadysmith DownhillGood trail, but getting to it is a problem.
      May 3, 2019 @ 10:53am
      May 3, 2019
      user #1690163HumanpowertrailTazThe upper 2 legs form nice connectors between...
      Apr 25, 2019 @ 6:37am
      Apr 25, 2019
      user #1016480huggins22reportLittle KittyI went in after Ryan and cleared up the rest...
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 2:44pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      user #1135012dandaporeportNarrow Bar (Upper)NarrowBar is open and rideable. Had to rough...
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 3:57pm
      Dec 21, 2018
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailUppers & DownersRoad this up and it’s not fun at all. Should...
      Sep 27, 2018 @ 8:03pm
      Sep 27, 2018

      Local Badges

      • By brenthillier NSMBA TRAILFORKS Plus & contributors
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