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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
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  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      This is a large network of old-school backcountry mountain bike trails. They are primarily very narrow singletrack through a huge forest area. Trails are typically on un-graded, un-raked Canadian shield so expect lots of granite and steep ups and downs. These are not modern "flowy" trails for the most part but are amazing if you like a technical challenge with lots of unique, rugged, and beautiful scenery. Expect many beaver dam crossings, mossy outcrops and other unique features (hint, don't wear your best white socks). Some of the black trails are like trials courses at times so be prepared. Wide, burly tires are recommended due to the granite, leave the 1.9" semi-slicks at home, 7km/hr is a pretty good average speed.

      Trail maintenance is done by very few people so expect fallen trees and if you have a folding saw, bring it. Any help clearing deadfall, limbs, branches etc is welcome and greatly appreciated! Trails are sporadically marked with metal tags nailed to trees with the trail number on them and "Shabomeka Legpower Pathfinders". You will note piles of rocks or rocks standing on edge marking the trails periodically. Intersections are often marked with piles of rocks. Trail maps are available at the primary trail-builder's house signed "Glen's House of Blues" on Shabomeka Lake Road, just east of the entrance to Trail #1A. Navigation can be challenging, particularly on the more difficult trails as they see few riders. Looking for areas where low-hanging branches have been removed is often helpful in finding the trail when it gets faint. Cell service in the area is sporadic but the GPS maps are pretty accurate.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Shabomeka Legpower Pathfinders
      Access Info:
      The entrance to trail #1A is a good parking spot and good access point to some of the more moderate trails.
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      Caution on Jun 6, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,531
      State Ranking
      #71
      Trails (view details)
      43
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails Hike
      43
      Trails Trail Running
      43
      Total Distance
      24 miles
      Total Descent
      2,639 ft
      Total Vertical
      240 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,139 ft
      Reports
      10
      Photos
      13
      Ridden Counter
      203

      Photos of Shabomeka Lake Mountain Bike

      trail: SLP #8
      122 |
      Apr 5, 2018 @ 9:08pm
      Apr 5, 2018
      trail: SLP #8
      160 |
      Apr 5, 2018 @ 8:58pm
      Apr 5, 2018
      129 |
      May 26, 2017 @ 9:51am
      May 26, 2017
      55 |
      May 26, 2017 @ 9:51am
      May 26, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      SLP #5 Balsam Hallway
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 6:50am
      Jun 6, 2019
      DrybeachkAlmost impossible to distinguish trail...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      SLP #3
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 9:38am
      Jul 4, 2018
      DryClyde74
      SLP #3A Levere's Access
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 9:38am
      Jul 4, 2018
      DryClyde74
      SLP #3C Entrance
      Jul 4, 2018 @ 9:38am
      Jul 4, 2018
      DryClyde74
      SLP #6D
      Jun 17, 2018 @ 5:40pm
      Jun 17, 2018
      Drydeleenhe SLP There is a large yurt complete with wood...
      Judyle Beaver Dam
      Oct 1, 2017 @ 6:57pm
      Oct 1, 2017
      Unknowndhj744The log bridges are in poor shape. Fancy...
      SLP #5 to the Portal
      Sep 2, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Sep 2, 2017
      DryClyde74
      SLP #5D
      Sep 2, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Sep 2, 2017
      UnknownClyde74Some fallen trees
      SLP #5 Portal to 1A Connection
      Sep 2, 2017 @ 8:08pm
      Sep 2, 2017
      DryClyde74
      SLP #7A
      Aug 6, 2016 @ 4:21pm
      Aug 6, 2016
      DrySyntaxErrorMulti purpose trials, loose sandy and...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #178626beachkaddreportSLP #5 Balsam Hallway
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 6:50am
      Jun 6, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailSLP #3D
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 6:14pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailSLP #3F and 6 more
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 7:06pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      user #1650639BillieJoaddridelogDec 1, 2018 ride log
      Dec 1, 2018 @ 7:58pm
      Dec 1, 2018
      user #1650639BillieJoaddridelogNov 4, 2018 ride log
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 11:00am
      Nov 4, 2018

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      Local Badges

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      • Admins: craigcanucks, SLP
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