4 miles
Distance
1,206 ft
Climb
-1,203 ft
Descent
1,851 ft
High Point
This route is archived

What: NSMBA Fiver #1 - Presented by Steed Cycles

When: Thursday May 5th - Sign in will run from 5:45pm to 6:45pm. There is no fixed start time, you can start out onto the course once you have signed in.

Where: Fromme - Sign in at the water towers.

Why: Fun community low key ride to meet and hang out with your fellow riders.

Who; You. Remember you MUST be a current paid NSMBA member to participate.
http://nsmba.ca/join

Apres will be at the Steed Cycles shop 969 Marine Drive North Vancouver.

Transition 1: Climb from the water towers to entrance to Wardens between 3rd and 4th switchback.

Stage 1: Climb UP Wardens trail. (Our first ever ALL up hill stage !!!)

Transition 2: Climb up Mtn Hwy and access trail off 5th switchback to Crinkum

Stage 2: Crinkum Crankum - Kirford - Cedar (finish before bridge on Cedar)

Transition 3: Climb up Mtn Hwy to Floppy Bunny

Stage 3: Floppy Bunny

Transition 4: Down Mtn Hwy to Water Tower Connector

Stage 4: Middle Griffen to King of The Shore

Transition 5: Return to Water Towers.

Local Trail Association
North Shore Mountain Bike Association (nsmba.ca)
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag xTwoSnakesx (May 4, 2016 at 13:54)
 Wow. I almost feel like bringing some popcorn so I can sit and watch people on the warden's climb.
[Reply]
  • + 2
flag jayacheess (May 4, 2016 at 21:49)
 The Warden's Trail climb was an evil idea.
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Route Sections

1 Stage 1
2 Stage 2
3 Stage 3
4 Stage 4

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    NSMBA Fiver
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    34
More Stats for 2016 Fiver 1 - Presented by Steed Cycles mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    967 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,122 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,125 ft
  • Grade
    0.012%
  • Grade max
    -63.954%
  • Grade min
    33.863%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    563 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
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  • Ideal
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      Trail transparency
      The Trail According to Rob Donovan - Roadside...
      The Trail According to Rob Donovan - Roadside Attraction
      1:26 | 8 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 31, 2020
      Roadside Attraction
      Roadside Attraction
      1:53 | 47 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Dec 31, 2019
      floppy bunny
      floppy bunny
      1:38 | 108 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 30, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Mountain Highway
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 9:47pm
      13 hours
      Snow covered from the top of climb trail and up. Photo is at 6th switchback
      King of the Shore
      Apr 2, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      21 hours
      Recent new dirt is soft and pretty deeply rutted with tire tracks.
      Crinkum Crankum
      Mar 30, 2020 @ 9:34am
      Mar 30, 2020
      Crinkum Access
      Mar 30, 2020 @ 9:34am
      Mar 30, 2020
      Kirkford
      Mar 28, 2020 @ 1:29pm
      Mar 28, 2020
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