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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,067
      Trails Mountain Bike
      869
      Trails E-Bike
      731
      Trails Hike
      949
      Trails Trail Running
      942
      Trails Horse
      86
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      102
      Trails Observed Trials
      15
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      36
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      5
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      701 miles
      Total Descent
      134,120 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,382 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,395 ft
      Reports
      13,877
      Photos
      3,545
      Ridden Counter
      242,660

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Dean Tennant Rides Vancouver Island's Newest Bike Park
      May 28, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      So satisfying.
      Video: Pat Laffey & Drew Mozell Shred Mt. Prevost in 'Rain or Shine'
      Mar 31, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Fast and slick riding as the two prepare for the DH race season.
      Video: Reece Wallace Smashes DH Trails on Mt. Prevost
      Mar 15, 2022 from pinkbike.com
      Reece Wallace puts the second gen Maxxis Shorty through its paces on Mt. Prevost.
      Video: Island Vibes on Mount Prevost with Elliot Jamieson & Lucas Cruz
      May 26, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      Watching the two World Cup DH riders will make you want to get out for a ride.

      Popular South Island Mountain Biking Trails

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      Double D
      Mount Tzouhalem
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      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
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      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Sofa King
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Switchback
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
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      Maple Mountain
      Night Shift
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      Torpedo Run
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      Tzouhalem Main
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      Waterworks
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      South Island Mountain Bike Routes

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      Tzouhalem Flow route
      Mount Tzouhalem
      8 miles
      For Sue
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      5 miles
      1010107 1of12 BC - 01viB Victoria, BC to Bamberton, BC (Bamberton Campsite) 36km + ferry
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      22 miles
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      Maple Mountain
      8 miles
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      5 miles
      CTSS Poker Run 2021
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      5 miles
      Xterra Victoria 2016 bike
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      8 miles
      Ride Cowichan Tzouhalem Sampler
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      8 miles
      Tzou r RSRCTN
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      10 miles
      2022 Tzouhalem Enduro Sport Course
      Mount Tzouhalem
      10 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 39 rides
      Yesterday
      • 158 rides
      Past Week
      • 942 rides

      Photos of South Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Memphis
      587 |
      Apr 25, 2018 @ 8:07am
      Apr 25, 2018
      | 2 comments
      trail: Resurrection
      493 |
      Oct 12, 2017 @ 10:18am
      Oct 12, 2017
      693 |
      Feb 22, 2016 @ 10:59pm
      Feb 22, 2016
      trail: Double D
      635 |
      Feb 14, 2015 @ 9:07am
      Feb 14, 2015
      trail: Double D
      905 |
      Feb 4, 2015 @ 9:15am
      Feb 4, 2015
      | 1 comments
      trail: Resurrection
      486 |
      Jan 21, 2015 @ 10:27pm
      Jan 21, 2015
      | 5 comments
      trail: Lumpy Pants
      873 |
      Dec 11, 2014 @ 4:47pm
      Dec 11, 2014
      2,632 |
      Oct 28, 2013 @ 9:31am
      Oct 28, 2013
      | 3 comments

      Videos of South Island Mountain Bike

      So I only crash on blues
      39 | Jun 18, 2022
      top of Ridgetop heading down
      trail: Ridgetop
      5 | Jun 17, 2022
      Face Grinder at Prevost
      trail: Memphis
      35 | Jun 17, 2022
      Electric Light off Bellamy at Thetis June 12 2022
      4 | Jun 12, 2022
      Resurrection Case
      157 | Apr 22, 2022
      220408 Memphis
      trail: Memphis
      42 | Apr 10, 2022
      220319 Sidewinder
      trail: Sidewinder
      136 | Mar 24, 2022
      Epic Wheelie on Kinsol Trestle
      28 | Mar 11, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Tanksy Main
      Tansky ORM Rec-Site
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 7:29pm
      18 hours
      VariableDjk08These trails are not suited for mountain...
      Half Fries
      Ladysmith
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 8:08pm
      3 days
      UnknowngregmowatLogging
      Upper Sickamore
      Mount Richards
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 8:07pm
      Jun 12, 2022
      Variablecowichanmtb Large tree down across trail

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #967389MaxillaaddreportMiddle Finality and 5 more
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:51am
      2 hours
      user #2651427WilliamplacewishlistrouteXTERRA Victoria Bike Course
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:38am
      2 hours
      user #956244StasheraddreportCowichan Valley Trail (CVT) - Duncan Northbound
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 9:20am
      4 hours
      user #1054162pippo319riddentrailLoam Line and 1 more
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 8:43am
      5 hours
      user #1404733cmcneillwishlistregionHartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 3, 2022 @ 6:15am
      8 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #481070GBangShreddertrailPeanut Butter Knife FightFunnest trail in the park. Everything just...
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 11:00pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      user #2837544AJFlegeltrailGrass Lake TrailThis is not a bike trail! I spent more time...
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 10:21pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      user #4010jasonwtrailQuimper MainTrail sucks for biking. It is mostly hike a...
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 3:43pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      user #4010jasonwtrail3 Bears (Bracken)Little meandering and more xc ish. Not a...
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 3:41pm
      Jun 29, 2022
      user #4010jasonwtrailK2 (Manzanita)Great trail. Very similar to Pemba trails. ...
      Jun 29, 2022 @ 3:40pm
      Jun 29, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike869568 miles110,646 ft244 miles3,383 ft
      3,41013,835157200,841
      E-Bike731472 miles85,663 ft203 miles3,383 ft
      1412,036253,866
      Hike949649 miles101,614 ft248 miles3,383 ft
      5713,3021110,671
      Trail Running942645 miles100,551 ft246 miles3,383 ft
      13,320127,166
      Horse86144 miles10,955 ft53 miles3,366 ft
      4,626115
      Dirtbike/Moto10279 miles14,163 ft35 miles3,150 ft
      634,6255627
      Observed Trials1518 miles2,188 ft6 miles1,913 ft
      88121
      ATV/ORV/OHV3646 miles5,449 ft17 miles3,140 ft
      14,56088
      Snowshoe59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      267
      Backcountry Ski59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      151
      Nordic Ski59 miles909 ft3 miles709 ft
      261
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