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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
  • Native/Tribal
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      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 mountain bike 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 days. Occasionally hikers will be encountered on these trails, so please be curious and watch out for them while riding.

      Checkout the Routes page for our recommended local ride loops and checkout 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
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,250
      State Ranking
      #63
      Trails
      89
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      805 ft
      Total Vertical
      403 ft
      Reports
      229
      Photos
      77
      Ridden Counter
      432

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      0 |
      May 21, 2018 @ 8:28pm
      1 days
      Heart Lake Trail Face
      0 |
      May 21, 2018 @ 8:28pm
      1 days
      Heart Lake Trail Shore
      trail: NHL Lockout
      1 |
      May 2, 2018 @ 7:58pm
      May 2, 2018
      NHL Lockout, Ladysmith
      1 |
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 9:39pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      Stocking Lake Trail, Ladysmith
      more photos »

      Ladysmith Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ladysmith Loop
      5 miles
      Ladysmith Riders Group Loop
      5 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1450062McDsPlacereportSimplicityTrimmed back sharp dead branches encroaching...
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 9:53pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      user #1450062McDsPlacereportErotemeCleared a small fallen tree crossing trail.
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 12:59pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      user #1450062McDsPlacereportLadysmith Trails Access RoadAdded photos to show the overgrowth.
      Mar 14, 2018 @ 11:05pm
      Mar 14, 2018
      user #907400JimDandy49reportNarrow BarIt sure is. This one was set at face level and...
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 30, 2016
      user #454369canadakareportNarrow BarWTF that is crazy
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 11:41am
      Sep 30, 2016
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1360737DonStewartaddridelogMay 21, 2018 ride log
      May 22, 2018 @ 1:32pm
      19 hours
      user #1482857ryanboumaaddphoto in My City and 1 more
      May 21, 2018 @ 8:28pm
      1 days
      user #1450062McDsPlaceupdatepoiHeart Lake Trail Sign and 1 more
      May 20, 2018 @ 7:31pm
      3 days
      user #1482857ryanboumaaddpoiBench and 5 more
      May 20, 2018 @ 7:21pm
      3 days
      user #1482857ryanboumavotetrailStalking Lake Trail Climb and 3 more
      May 20, 2018 @ 6:54pm
      3 days
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Frank Jameson Community Centre BMX & Skate Skillparkskill parkLadysmith
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      Nearby Riding Areas

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      The Bay10.1 km
      The Abyss / Extension Ridge 3 36 110.6 km
      Mount Prevost 2 13 1011 km
      Mount Richards 1 1 112.4 km
      South Benson 2 3 11 212.4 km
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