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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      More Vancouver Island info at Vancouver Island Mountain Biking (VIMB.com)

      Great overview video https://vimeo.com/96661922

      The Vancouver Island Dirt Riders Association (VIDRA) supports the growth and sustainability of off-road dirtbiking for racers and recreational riders on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

      VIDRA maintains land stewardship of three off-road recreation areas on the island: Whiskey Creek, Cook Creek, and Tansky. As part of this focus, the association advocates responsible trail-building and trail usage.
      Region Details
      • 593
      • 42
      • 377
      • 1,020
      • 444
      • 78
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of 9 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,950
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,597
      Trails E-Bike
      657
      Trails Hike
      2,559
      Trails Trail Running
      2,548
      Trails Horse
      93
      Trails Dirtbike
      322
      Trails Observed Trials
      48
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      111
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Downhill Ski
      51
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      8
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      1,828 miles
      Total Descent
      397,093 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,834 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,838 ft
      Reports
      28,279
      Photos
      9,740
      Ridden Counter
      412,616

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Doumont 10 100 18 7
      HammerFest 15 39 12 1
      Forbidden Plateau 9 15 48 3
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park 34 30 11
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      Sub Regions

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      Cumberland Forest
      Sykes Access
      Cumberland Forest
      Short Guts
      Cumberland Forest
      Lower Vanilla
      Cumberland Forest
      Trestle
      Cumberland Forest
      Even Lower Vanilla
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      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 111 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 2,670 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Mix It Up
      Mount Washington
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 4:15pm
      2 days
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      Ridge Runner
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 9:56pm
      Aug 11, 2020
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      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1653638Biggy2004votetrailBear Mountain Flow Trail
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 10:33pm
      5 hours
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      Aug 14, 2020 @ 10:33pm
      5 hours
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      Aug 14, 2020 @ 9:52pm
      5 hours
      user #69090monsterjohnriddentrailShenanigans
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:56pm
      6 hours
      user #1769655LucbeaulieucommenttrailBike Trail 2
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:37pm
      7 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1769655LucbeaulieutrailBike Trail 2Still working on a name for this thing...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:39pm
      7 hours
      user #1769655LucbeaulieutrailBike Trail 2The Current full trail is not fully posted on...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 8:37pm
      7 hours
      user #1275781BikerDAD450FtrailCome-a-Long CreekWinter 2020 run-off has degraded the narrow...
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 12:28pm
      15 hours
      user #1005075rossi45trailMix It UpWhy is this trail even marked on Trailforks?...
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 4:15pm
      2 days
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      Aug 12, 2020 @ 4:04pm
      2 days

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      Local Trail Supporters

      • River Rats
      • UROC/Trail Harvest Crew/DMR/River Rats
      • CS/JS
      • SIMBS
      • John Robertson
      • SIIMBS
      • UROC/CS/DMR/River Rats
      • Ryder
      • Mount Arrowsmith Brewing Company
      • tsRyder
      • HIMBA
      • Naked Custom Bicycle Fabrication
      • UROC/Trail Harvest Crew/DMR
      • Fat Bastards
      • Russ Hayes, Slegg Lumber/ Butler Brother Supplies Ltd, Western Equipment, Hilti Canada

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