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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • 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.
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      Caution on Sep 4, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #898
      State Ranking
      #58
      Trails
      144
      Total Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      1,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      805 ft
      Total Vertical
      403 ft
      Reports
      558
      Photos
      92
      Ridden Counter
      1,234

      Photos of Ladysmith Mountain Bike

      trail: No Brakes!
      6 |
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 11:21am
      Aug 11, 2018
      No Brakes!, Ladysmith
      trail: Chainsaw
      4 |
      Aug 7, 2018 @ 8:26am
      Aug 7, 2018
      Chainsaw, Ladysmith
      3 |
      Jul 29, 2018 @ 12:55pm
      Jul 29, 2018
      Broom Valley (Upper)
      11 |
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 3:28pm
      Jul 14, 2018
      Heart Lake Trail, Courtenay
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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 #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
      user #1482857ryanboumatrailStubby CrushI thought this was called Ace of the Hill?? I...
      Jul 29, 2018 @ 12:53pm
      Jul 29, 2018
      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
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1578163mrbear1949addridelogSep 12, 2018 ride log
      Sep 12, 2018 @ 12:25pm
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      Sep 11, 2018 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 11, 2018
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      Sep 11, 2018 @ 7:52pm
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      Sep 11, 2018 @ 7:52pm
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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Frank Jameson Community Centre BMX & Skate Skillparkskill parkLadysmith
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