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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • 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 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.
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      Open on Jan 8, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #968
      State Ranking
      #58
      Trails (view details)
      155
      Trails Mountain Bike
      155
      Trails E-Bike
      154
      Trails Hike
      155
      Trails Trail Running
      155
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      5,693 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,272 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,317 ft
      Reports
      766
      Photos
      114
      Ridden Counter
      1,754

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 2:18pm
      Dec 21, 2018
      Narrow Bar (Upper), My City
      trail: Tyee
      6 |
      Nov 13, 2018 @ 7:34pm
      Nov 13, 2018
      Tyee, Ladysmith
      11 |
      Sep 27, 2018 @ 8:02pm
      Sep 27, 2018
      Circle of Life, Ladysmith
      trail: No Brakes!
      19 |
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 11:21am
      Aug 11, 2018
      No Brakes!, Ladysmith
      more photos »

      Videos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      Holland Creek - Biking GoPro
      2:21 | 16 | Nov 22, 2018 , Ladysmith
      Rocky Creek/Logging Road Trails - Biking GoPro
      trail: Wet Foot
      4:38 | 15 | Nov 22, 2018 , Ladysmith
      more videos »

      Ladysmith Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ladysmith Riders Group Loop
      5 miles
      Ladysmith Loop
      5 miles

      Recent Comments

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      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
      user #1576201JacksonThacktrailAbbycadabraDon’t be fooled by the description. This is...
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 8:36am
      Aug 26, 2018
      user #1576201JacksonThacktrailStubby CrushThis trail is horribly over grown, two pedals...
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 8:34am
      Aug 26, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1482857ryanboumaaddridelogJan 16, 2019 ride log
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 5:40pm
      12 hours
      user #1482857ryanboumaaddridelogJan 15, 2019 ride log
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 12:06pm
      2 days
      user #486490gregbikeaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log and 1 more
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 12:40pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      user #1450062McDsPlaceaddreportStocking Lake North Side and 5 more
      Jan 8, 2019 @ 10:58am
      Jan 8, 2019
      user #1482857ryanboumaaddridelogJan 7, 2019 ride log
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 5:26pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      view more »

      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Frank Jameson Community Centre BMX & Skate Skillparkskill parkLadysmith
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Ridge Runner 4 4010.1 km
      The Bay10.1 km
      The Abyss / Extension Ridge 3 37 210.6 km
      Mount Prevost 1 13 1011 km
      Mount Richards 1 2 112.4 km
      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: aircooled, glfmkg, McDsPlace, Gizmuno
      • #13354 - 4,428 views

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