2.4 miles
Distance
66 ft
Climb
-1,460 ft
Descent
2,540 ft
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Segment 1: 7th secret

7th Secret is an all-weather, heavily armoured bike trail flowing from just before the seventh switch-back on mountain hwy back to the sixth switch back between Pipeline and Expresso. The few ladders, bridges, jumps and log rides are easier than you might at first expect, but sometimes come at you by surprise, so you may want to go easy on your first descent. The more difficult stuff mostly has easier workarounds.

Segment 2: Leppard
Short XC Rolling contour trail that has lots of pedalling and tight twisty technical sections on an armoured trail bed.

Segment 3: Crinkum Crankum
Crinkum Crankum starts with a series of tight technical switchbacks, then descends a number of steep and often slippery ramps.

Segment 4: Lower Area
Tight, twisty turns flow at you one after the other. Optional wood roll downs and even a log ride at the end offers a little extra to the advanced rider.


SUMMARY:
This is an awesome route. Perfectly balanced finishing off the hard parts with something all little more relaxed. Although Crinkum Crankum can get pretty sketchy in the wet the rest of the trails are just fine in the wet weather. Overall this is a fun route for an intermediate bike looking for a fun descent.

Detailed Description
4k Fromme descent is a 2 mile moderately popular expert route located near North Vancouver British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 66 ft with a max elevation of 2,540 ft then descends -1,460 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for 4k Fromme descent mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    42 min 34 sec
  • Altitude change
    -1,395 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,120 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,540 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,145 ft
  • Grade
    -11%
  • Grade max
    -57.9%
  • Grade min
    13.3%
  • Distance climb
    2,024 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    157 ft
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7th Secret Trail -- North Shore Vancouver, B.C
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