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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
      As one of B.C's largest growing municipalities, of its own modest size, Sooke is poised to become the outdoor recreation capital of Vancouver Island- with mountain biking as the prominent jewel in its heavily encrusted crown.
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      Caution on Jan 12, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #348
      State Ranking
      #42
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      9,609 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,577 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,811 ft
      Reports
      174
      Photos
      96
      Ridden Counter
      2,540
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Sooke Mountain Bike

      trail: Arbutus
      142 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 7:44am
      Apr 13, 2018
      Arbutus, Victoria
      trail: Arbutus
      81 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 7:43am
      Apr 13, 2018
      Arbutus, Victoria
      67 |
      Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:10am
      Mar 14, 2018
      Mt Quimper North Trail
      trail: Arbutus
      88 |
      Aug 20, 2017 @ 9:21pm
      Aug 20, 2017
      Arbutus, Victoria
      more photos »

      Videos of Sooke Mountain Bike

      180205 Zig Zag
      trail: Zig Zag
      3:45 | 137 | Feb 5, 2018
      Tree Carnage
      trail: GT2
      1:15 | 163 | Jan 7, 2018
      Sooke Winter Rip
      trail: Zig Zag
      2:18 | 276 | Jan 7, 2018
      170930 GT
      trail: GT1
      5:01 | 108 | Oct 3, 2017
      more videos »

      Sooke Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Shields and Grass
      12 miles
      HV Ridge Ride
      12 miles
      Terra Nova Ridge
      13 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #627129MingMtnMediatrailCroutonsTrail’s actually called steep side
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 4:22pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      user #847790Larryk9trailTerra NovaRode it up May 20. Wasn’t very good. A lot...
      May 25, 2018 @ 12:25pm
      May 25, 2018
      user #1472656ChortontrailArbutusThis trail is actually called Arbutus trail...
      Apr 1, 2018 @ 4:20pm
      Apr 1, 2018
      user #1472656ChortontrailGT1Super fun trail!
      Apr 1, 2018 @ 3:56pm
      Apr 1, 2018
      user #1472656ChortontrailCroutonsThis trail is very gnarly. Advanced riders...
      Apr 1, 2018 @ 3:54pm
      Apr 1, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #543027goldstreamubrewaddridelogJan 14, 2019 ride log
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 12:01pm
      1 days
      user #1241545NightHawk3addridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 11:35pm
      2 days
      user #1054625loud13addridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 6:45pm
      2 days
      user #879710andrewgiesbrechtaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 4:59pm
      2 days
      user #47920emmerzaddridelogJan 13, 2019 ride log
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 3:26pm
      2 days
      view more »

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Sooke Bike Parkskill parkSooke
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      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Harbourview 4 16 11.1 km
      Bear Mountain Bike Park 1 8 5 17.9 km
      Francis King Regional Park9.2 km
      Thetis Lake Regional Park 2 32 109.4 km
      Mt. Work Regional Park 2 6 14 411.5 km

      Local Mountain Bike Directory


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