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      http://www.vancouverislanddirtriders.com/about-vidra/riding-areas/tansky/

      Tansky OHV Recreation Site is a 1000Ha site, situated amongst a second growth public forest. It is one of three legal riding areas on the south of Vancouver Island. The others being South Shawnigan Lake and Qualicum Beach areas.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking(side of road) google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The main (lower) parking lot can be found just off the Hiway (Westcoast Rd.)on the "North (Jordan)Main". This North main Forest Service road begins right across from a local landmark, the China Beach Campground.
      Disclaimer:
      Currently free to use and explore, no permits required
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      Region Details
      • 10
      • 1
      • 4
      • 25
      • 13
      • 3

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 6, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      64
      Trails Mountain Bike
      56
      Trails E-Bike
      59
      Trails Hike
      52
      Trails Trail Running
      46
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Dirtbike
      63
      Trails Observed Trials
      6
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      27
      Total Distance
      42 miles
      Total Descent
      7,657 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,340 ft
      Reports
      117
      Photos
      29
      Ridden Counter
      413

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 51 miles avg distance

      Photos of Tansky OHV Rec-Site Mountain Bike

      3 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Oct 10, 2020
      2 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Oct 10, 2020
      67 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 10:47am
      Dec 15, 2019
      70 |
      Dec 15, 2019 @ 10:47am
      Dec 15, 2019

      Videos of Tansky OHV Rec-Site Mountain Bike

      trail: FM
      2:29 | 11 | Sep 13, 2020
      Dedicated to Lars Nyberg
      4:10 | 363 | May 28, 2017
      trail: Bruce's
      0:26 | 69 | Jul 5, 2020
      2019/03/24 Tansky (solo)

      9:13 | 56 | Dec 9, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

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      West Loop
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Perserverance Crossing
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      JR Hard Enduro Loop
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Where All The Fun Starts
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Wolfpup
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Sore Foot
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Sticky Wicket
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Tanksy Main (Climb Trail)
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      TITAN
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      TopGun
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Trev's Traverse
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Turk's
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...
      Middle Wicket
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 12:00pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      IdealToeknee89 VIDRADirtbike Ideal conditions At Tansky right now but...

      Activity Feed

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      user #2338418emmettritenourriddentrailHard Enduro - West
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 11:33pm
      Oct 14, 2020
      user #2168558MathanMoraddphoto in My City and 1 more
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:33am
      Oct 10, 2020
      user #2168558MathanMorvotetrailMain Access (Temp)
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Oct 10, 2020
      user #2168558MathanMorriddentrailMain Access (Temp) and 1 more
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 11:32am
      Oct 10, 2020
      user #2168558MathanMorvotetrailJordan Main and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2020 @ 1:16pm
      Oct 9, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #2301845SomuchmudtrailIRAPretty Muddy! But when you’re not portaging...
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Aug 23, 2020
      user #1275781BikerDAD450FtrailCome-a-Long CreekWinter 2020 run-off has degraded the narrow...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 14, 2020
      user #248641ltbosstrailJR Hard Enduro LoopDefinitely not an ideal for mountain bikes....
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Aug 3, 2020
      user #2276643jlbmarkstrailBruce'sCaution: Blackberry bushes are starting to...
      Jul 17, 2020 @ 9:46pm
      Jul 17, 2020
      user #2205685BasaltedtrailTanksy Main (Climb Trail)Difficult up over loose rocks, we came down...
      Jul 8, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Jul 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Harbourview 1 7 14 217.1 km
      Burnt Bridge 6 1318.8 km
      Shawnigan Lake Quarry 2 3 521.7 km
      Malahat Ridge21.7 km
      Bald Mountain 122.2 km
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