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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 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.
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      Region Details
      • 120
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      Region Status
      Open as of Feb 20, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      191
      Trails Mountain Bike
      187
      Trails E-Bike
      183
      Trails Hike
      190
      Trails Trail Running
      190
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      46 miles
      Total Descent
      7,639 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,264 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,317 ft
      Reports
      1,579
      Photos
      209
      Ridden Counter
      9,322

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:41pm
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      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:39pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:58am
      Apr 16, 2022
      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:58am
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      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:57am
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      trail: Brass Monkey
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:57am
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      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:57am
      Apr 16, 2022
      trail: Brass Monkey
      16 |
      Apr 16, 2022 @ 8:57am
      Apr 16, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Short n Sweet B
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 3:13pm
      Oct 2, 2022
      Dryhuggins22 CTSS Clear until after the rock roll making...

      Recent Trail Reports

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      user #3003677denali19addreportR Brutus
      Oct 3, 2022 @ 12:29pm
      Oct 3, 2022
      user #1016480huggins22addreportLittle Kitty and 4 more
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 3:07pm
      Oct 2, 2022
      user #3003677denali19addreportLadysmith Trails Access Road and 1 more
      Sep 29, 2022 @ 6:26pm
      Sep 29, 2022
      user #2236809VarenkaaddreportHeart Lake Trail Shore
      Sep 25, 2022 @ 8:11am
      Sep 25, 2022
      user #2214496FaazzeriddentrailBride's Family and 2 more
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 4:18pm
      Sep 24, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2565297pPt6V3reportHatchery Trail (Trans Canada Trail)Hi I am visiting in Lady smith, I am from...
      Aug 16, 2022 @ 1:31pm
      Aug 16, 2022
      user #3064532BkBwOMtrailAbbycadabraIt’s now been logged… not much left
      Jun 1, 2022 @ 12:13pm
      Jun 1, 2022
      user #1860103RathalostrailBrass MonkeyAmazing trail. Lots of speed, features and...
      Apr 21, 2022 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 21, 2022
      user #1022032Jersey83trailHalf FriesWho’s building this trail?
      Jan 11, 2021 @ 5:35pm
      Jan 11, 2021
      user #1135012dandapotrailLemonsChallenging trail to ride on a MTB bike, need...
      May 16, 2020 @ 8:19pm
      May 16, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike18744 miles6,509 ft17 miles1,257 ft
      #1,291#611931,57942,375
      E-Bike18342 miles6,289 ft16 miles1,257 ft
      #416#4161,5702245
      Hike19046 miles7,566 ft18 miles1,263 ft
      #1,028#57101,5742954
      Trail Running19046 miles7,566 ft18 miles1,263 ft
      #1,034#571,5741641
      Horse67 miles764 ft3 miles712 ft
      #591#307322
      Dirtbike/Moto11,696 ft95 ft1,063 ft95 ft
      73112
      Snowshoe59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      #320#19124
      Backcountry Ski59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      #81#4115
      Nordic Ski59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      #253#14116
      • By brenthillier NSMBA TRAILFORKS & contributors
      • Admins: Dubnyk, CRD-Parks, CTSS, CTSS
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