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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,358
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,212
      Trails E-Bike
      250
      Trails Hike
      2,128
      Trails Trail Running
      2,128
      Trails Horse
      6
      Trails Dirtbike
      118
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Downhill Ski
      51
      Total Distance
      1,331 miles
      Total Descent
      332,769 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,148 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,154 ft
      Reports
      19,988
      Photos
      7,306
      Ridden Counter
      242,565
      Sub Regions

      Popular Riding Areas

      title
      Cumberland Forest 9 71 45 8
      Doumont 10 103 17 7
      Whiskey Creek
      Forbidden Plateau 9 15 47 4
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park 2 28 36 10
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      Photos of Vancouver Island Mountain Bike

      165 |
      May 7, 2017 @ 7:33pm
      May 7, 2017
      537 |
      Jun 16, 2014 @ 4:06pm
      Jun 16, 2014
      339 |
      Apr 1, 2014 @ 11:43am
      Apr 1, 2014
      trail: The Face
      797 |
      Jan 8, 2007 @ 10:26pm
      Jan 8, 2007

      Videos of Vancouver Island Mountain Bike

      trail: Freefall
      0:05 | | Jul 18, 2019
      Climbing Spanker For The First Time
      trail: Spanker
      5:56 | 16 | Jul 17, 2019
      Island Cup Hammerfest
      1:27 | 25 | Jul 4, 2019
      Summer shredding
      trail: Cupcake
      2:37 | 28 | Jul 3, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Blue Hammer
      Mount Washington
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 11:43am
      2 days
      Variabledfreeze MWBP
      High Roller (old)
      Doumont
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 2:06pm
      3 days
      UnknownpooncesNot sure if it's High Roller (old) or not...
      Lower Xylem
      Maple Mountain
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 10:28am
      3 days
      DryAphexXtalClosed for active logging about halfway...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Purgatory (The Way)
      Hornby Island
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      8 hours
      Variable1317736
      Rapture
      Cumberland Forest
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 8:04pm
      1 days
      Dryspoiled4normalTwo trees down at Rapture Cotton where it...
      Rotten Rooter
      Doumont
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 6:29pm
      1 days
      DryDSPhoto NMBC Trees cut quite close to trail use caution
      Space Balls
      Doumont
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 6:29pm
      1 days
      DryDSPhoto NMBC Some trees down, need at least a handsaw
      Connect 4
      Doumont
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 6:29pm
      1 days
      DryDSPhoto NMBC Small tree down near top, needs handsaw
      Skull
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      1 days
      VariableSlimpickings
      Inventive
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      1 days
      VariableSlimpickings
      Mother Hucker
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      1 days
      VariableSlimpickings
      New Little Face Trail
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      1 days
      VariableSlimpickings
      Rolly Ridge
      Hartland Mountain Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      1 days
      VariableSlimpickings

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1823437KripticaddvideoCumberland Upper Vanilla
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:43pm
      5 hours
      user #635859GvanderhaddridelogJul 18, 2019 ride log
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:31pm
      5 hours
      user #965698nsbiker21addridelogJul 18, 2019 ride log
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:31pm
      6 hours
      user #887933rickmcaddridelogJul 18, 2019 ride log
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:30pm
      6 hours
      user #354510FrenchMarcaddridelogJul 18, 2019 ride log
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 10:10pm
      6 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1266588islandforlifetrailSkullActually a great climbing trail... climb up it...
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 2:34pm
      3 days
      user #1772488BrenticaltrailUpper LineFun and challenging xc trail. Lots of...
      Jul 16, 2019 @ 2:32pm
      3 days
      user #1856094mtidytrailWinter WaterfallNot really a biking trail and this is not a...
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 8:21am
      Jul 15, 2019
      user #899786franticviketrailTrailA couple sections than blue.
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 6:53pm
      Jul 14, 2019
      user #433298RKELLYtrailUpper Maple SyrupNot much up involved in the trail. Really...
      Jul 14, 2019 @ 4:07pm
      Jul 14, 2019

      Local Badges

      Bike & Skill Parks

      nametypecityrating
      Mount Washingtonbike park
      Bear Mountain Jump Park & Pump Trackskill parkVictoria
      Cecilia Ravine Bike Parkskill parkVictoria
      Cleasby Bike Parkskill parkDuncan
      Coal Hills BMXskill parkCumberland
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