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  • 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.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,185
      State Ranking
      #62
      Trails
      143
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      805 ft
      Total Vertical
      403 ft
      Reports
      375
      Photos
      85
      Ridden Counter
      734

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 3:28pm
      Jul 14, 2018
      Heart Lake Trail, Courtenay
      trail: Chainsaw
      5 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 5:13pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      Chainsaw, Ladysmith
      trail: Abbycadabra
      4 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 5:13pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      Abbycadabra, Ladysmith
      trail: R Brutus
      2 |
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 5:12pm
      Jul 4, 2018
      R Brutus, Ladysmith
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      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 #1095236glfmkgtrailHeart Lake Trail FaceThis is trail is epic!!! what a nice DH Trail...
      Jun 28, 2018 @ 2:11pm
      Jun 28, 2018
      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 Bar (Upper)It sure is. This one was set at face level and...
      Sep 30, 2016 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 30, 2016
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      Recent Activity

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      user #635859GvanderhaddridelogJul 17, 2018 ride log
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 7:45am
      15 hours
      user #635859GvanderhaddridelogJul 16, 2018 ride log
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 10:02pm
      1 days
      user #1450062McDsPlaceriddentrailTaz Out
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 6:20pm
      1 days
      user #1450062McDsPlaceaddtrailTaz Out
      Jul 16, 2018 @ 6:20pm
      1 days
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      Jul 16, 2018 @ 5:53pm
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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
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      Mount Prevost 1 13 1011 km
      Mount Richards 1 1 112.4 km
      South Benson 3 3 11 212.4 km
      • By brenthillier NSMBA Plus & contributors
      • Admins: aircooled, glfmkg, McDsPlace, Gizmuno
      • #13354 - 3,204 views

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