11 miles
2,909 ft
-2,909 ft
1,816 ft
High Point

A TIME TRIAL – Day 5, The legendary North Shore will be executed in a Time Trial format; Riders will be released in small timed intervals. Though short in length, the burly nature of the North Shore makes these kilometers technical.
A classic roll out along the scenic Indian River Road before climbing up the Baden Powell trail to the Upper Old Buck. This will take riders upwards quickly to the first descent: Corkscrew, PINGU, after which the climbing carries on, double track to the power lines, and its the now famous first BCBR descent: Upper Severed D, Baden Powell, across After Taste and into Forever After and finally High School, the total on this descent is nearly 4km’s long.
From here you will wind your way upwards through some residential neighborhoods, an easy way to gain some elevation and rest your body. Once we plunge back into the forest the fun begins again – as you cross the first bridge the tech-gnar is on; Bridal Path across to the Academy Trail starts your second climb, R and T Connector, then Pussy Foot all taking you to the amazing climb of the Good Sir Martin Trail. Revel in the beauty of the forest around you – this is how hand-made trails should be. When the climb flattens out, you turn right onto the new revamped Jon Deere trail (thanks Martin and Penny for all the amazing work) pump, flow and enjoy this is heaven. Once you hit the bottom you will turn left onto the rough Bridal Path, then right down a fast and scary Empress Bypass – all the way home for another great celebration.

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for BCBikeRace 2017 - Day 5 - North Vancouver mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    368 ft
  • Altitude start
    384 ft
  • Altitude end
    384 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,279 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Pingu and Boogieman [RAW] Mount Seymour
Pingu and Boogieman [RAW] Mount Seymour
trail: Pingu
1:02 | 24 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 27, 2018
trail: John Deer
4:24 | 63 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 15, 2018
Playing on Seymour
Playing on Seymour
trail: Corkscrew
1:15 | 33 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 8, 2018
Lower Corkscrew to Powerline

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