11.5 miles
Distance
2,515 ft
Climb
-2,517 ft
Descent
1,828 ft
High Point

proposed route; not finalized

BCBR 2017 North Vancouver route submitted for permitting.

Detailed Description
BCBR 2017 Day 5 is a 12 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near North Vancouver British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 35 trails. This route climbs 2,515 ft with a max elevation of 1,828 ft then descends -2,517 ft.
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143 Reviews & Comments

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theshonen8899 (Sep 12, 2022 at 14:01)
Super fun little flow trail. Great for getting beginners hooked on flow.
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theshonen8899 (Sep 12, 2022 at 13:59)
Trail John Deer
A guy at the trailhead told me this trail was "easy, fun, and flowy." I actually found it quite challenging, with 2-3 steep areas and many, many roots. Not a black but definitely more challenging than something like Half Nelson. I loved it but my more beginner-intermediate gf was having trouble.
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MarkAdamson (Sep 10, 2022 at 15:09)
Lost my tool pouch at the top of GSM on Saturday September 3rd. Black rubber with a green zip. Souvenir from Moab. Would love to hear from you if you picked it up. 604 839 3579.
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xaibeeh (Sep 6, 2022 at 7:44)
It’s either not a green climb or it’s in very bad shape. I went with a begginer able to clear all good sir martin climb, but had to walk this one.
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cuartodorado (Jul 10, 2022 at 18:14)
I lost my googles today 10-07-22 around 11:00 am, I believe on this trail (or Old Buck to connect with Badew Powell) on my way up to take John Deer. Please send me a message if you found them, thanks.
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cuartodorado (Jul 10, 2022 at 18:14)
I lost my googles today 10-07-22 around 11:00 am, I believe on this trail (or Old Buck to connect with Badew Powell) on my way up to take John Deer. Please send me a message if you found them, thanks.
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LucaBruca (Jul 6, 2022 at 16:21)
I lost my wallet somewhere along here today. If anybody finds a brown leather wallet please call 604-619-6084 - Luc
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LucaBruca (Jul 6, 2022 at 16:20)
Trail John Deer
I lost my wallet somewhere along here today. If anybody finds a brown leather wallet please call 604-619-6084 - Luc
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conrad-hoc (Jul 6, 2022 at 10:06)
Rode a section of this today for the first time. Climbed GSM and wanted to get to Forever After, so we took Baden Powell. BP to Severed D was pretty fun. More black than blue, in my opinion. From Severed towards Forever it got even steeper and more treacherous. You've been warned!
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conrad-hoc (Jul 6, 2022 at 10:06)
Rode a section of this today for the first time. Climbed GSM and wanted to get to Forever After, so we took Baden Powell. BP to Severed D was pretty fun. More black than blue, in my opinion. From Severed towards Forever it got even steeper and more treacherous. You've been warned!
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kyleluvsdh (May 4, 2022 at 9:18)
Trail Power Line
Definitely a green, but a fun section Smile
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kyleluvsdh (May 4, 2022 at 9:18)
Trail Power Line
Definitely a green, but a fun section Smile
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xaibeeh (Apr 27, 2022 at 19:53)
Any plans to do this trail rideable from Hyannis to forever after area? Would open a new world of possibilities! I’m in to help build something to make this climb good enough to not want to die
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xaibeeh (Apr 27, 2022 at 19:53)
Any plans to do this trail rideable from Hyannis to forever after area? Would open a new world of possibilities! I’m in to help build something to make this climb good enough to not want to die
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xaibeeh (Apr 27, 2022 at 19:53)
Any plans to do this trail rideable from Hyannis to forever after area? Would open a new world of possibilities! I’m in to help build something to make this climb good enough to not want to die
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Mattc00 (Mar 5, 2022 at 18:56)
Trail Corkscrew
Trail in great shape. Really enjoyable.
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Mattc00 (Mar 5, 2022 at 18:56)
Trail Corkscrew
Trail in great shape. Really enjoyable.
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subieoutlaw (Feb 13, 2022 at 16:06)
Fun fun fun. Smooth and fast XC trail.
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liamdubs (Feb 9, 2022 at 20:40)
The direction is basically wrong. It is 100% unrideable from forever after to severed upwards, but is a spicy treat downwards.
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liamdubs (Feb 9, 2022 at 20:40)
The direction is basically wrong. It is 100% unrideable from forever after to severed upwards, but is a spicy treat downwards.
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conrad-hoc (Nov 24, 2021 at 22:47)
Yeah, good climbing trail, although it's humbling when there are parts of this GREEN trail that I can't do clean. Oh well, I am kind of a beginner and definitely suck at climbing!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 20, 2021 at 19:37)
Fun and enjoyable climb.
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Jake451mx (Oct 17, 2021 at 15:52)
Trail Incline
Super fun chunky one of my favourites on north shore so far
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conrad-hoc (Oct 14, 2021 at 11:33)
great trail. fun to learn on. I like that its a loop
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conrad-hoc (Oct 13, 2021 at 13:58)
Trail Ridge Trail
Kinda janky. Lot of roots, but not steep. It's quite the ground cover of roots at the end near Hyannis. Definitely not the smoothest or most leisurely route down from HSL to Hyannis, but it works.
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:52)
Trail Corkscrew
One of the best trails on seymour, flowy tech trail to have a ton of fun on! After corkscrew, make sure to go down powerline for a pump track!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:52)
Trail Corkscrew
One of the best trails on seymour, flowy tech trail to have a ton of fun on! After corkscrew, make sure to go down powerline for a pump track!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:50)
Not very enjoyable going uphill.
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:49)
Fun little climb with a wood feature and uphill rock roll.
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:49)
Tough climb coming east!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:48)
Trail Bridle Path
Fun xc trail/connector trail with some fun optional features to have fun on!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:48)
Trail Bridle Path
Fun xc trail/connector trail with some fun optional features to have fun on!
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Mcyeetus (Oct 2, 2021 at 21:48)
Trail Bridle Path
Fun xc trail/connector trail with some fun optional features to have fun on!
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melikebike74 (Sep 15, 2021 at 15:19)
Trail Pingu
Interesting battle at the exit between team strava-braid and team old skool. A bit laughable how bad the stravers want that 0.86 seconds!
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Kazuaki (Aug 19, 2021 at 18:33)
I’d rate it a dark blue on the downhill parts. And full black on the uphill parts. I gotta get better at climbing!
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liamdubs (Jul 17, 2021 at 21:28)
Please make sure to ring the bell at the intersection of John Deer and Good Sir Martin. If you don't ring the bell your strava/trailforks ride will NOT record this trail. It's real important to ring the bell.
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braydenharris (Jun 26, 2021 at 9:38)
This is possibly better Than Boogie Nights. It's soooo good!
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northshoresteve (Jun 8, 2021 at 19:01)
Awesome little trail. It’s similar to Half Nelson in Squamish, but only one fifth the length. We need more of these on the Shore!
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kupos (Jun 5, 2021 at 15:57)
Trail Pingu
Great flowy trail. Easier than Pangor, and one of the easier Blacks on the mountain.
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gabrielmedd1 (Apr 5, 2021 at 20:36)
Trail Incline
Best damn trail
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octet (Feb 27, 2021 at 20:53)
Trail Old Buck
A bit stiff, but also the fastest ride to the top of corkscrew or CBC, IMO. Good Sir Martin is more twisty and detours out of the way, and straight up Buck cuts off a loop on Mtn. Highway. GSM is good for the second lap, since you are already over near Academy, etc.
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octet (Feb 27, 2021 at 20:53)
Trail Old Buck
A bit stiff, but also the fastest ride to the top of corkscrew or CBC, IMO. Good Sir Martin is more twisty and detours out of the way, and straight up Buck cuts off a loop on Mtn. Highway. GSM is good for the second lap, since you are already over near Academy, etc.
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gabrielmedd1 (Feb 24, 2021 at 22:35)
Trail Incline
The most raw and gnarly DH trail on the mountain
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kyleluvsdh (Feb 11, 2021 at 22:30)
We should really adopt the New Zealand trail grading system in Canada. It bridges the gap nicely between between 'hard blue's' and 'easy black's'. Windrock Bike Park, TN. Adopted the NZ grading system in the past year as well. It makes sense. Here's what it would look like:

NZ Trail Grading System:

Grade 1 - White (Easiest)
Grade 2 - Green (Easy)
Grade 3 - Blue (Intermediate)
Grade 4 - Dark Blue (Advanced)
Grade 5 - Black (Expert)
Grade 6 - Double Black (Extreme)
Grade 7 - Pro Line (Extremely Dangerous)
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taprider (Feb 6, 2021 at 21:38)
Going up from the west side should be the new Impossible Climb Challenge for Pink Bike.
Just try to clean it without puking, actually great Type 2 Fun, I highly recommend it
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taprider (Feb 6, 2021 at 21:38)
Going up from the west side should be the new Impossible Climb Challenge for Pink Bike.
Just try to clean it without puking, actually great Type 2 Fun, I highly recommend it
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taprider (Feb 6, 2021 at 21:38)
Going up from the west side should be the new Impossible Climb Challenge for Pink Bike.
Just try to clean it without puking, actually great Type 2 Fun, I highly recommend it
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DHDH (Jan 26, 2021 at 16:58)
Has about 5” of medium-pack snow on it.
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DHDH (Jan 26, 2021 at 16:58)
Has about 5” of medium-pack snow on it.
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DHDH (Jan 26, 2021 at 16:58)
Has about 5” of medium-pack snow on it.
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Edu888 (Dec 9, 2020 at 15:52)
Trail Old Buck
Not too bad until it crosses Powerlines, definitely feels like an efficient way to get up the mountain from Old buck lot compared to traversing over to GSM.
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Edu888 (Dec 9, 2020 at 15:52)
Trail Old Buck
Not too bad until it crosses Powerlines, definitely feels like an efficient way to get up the mountain from Old buck lot compared to traversing over to GSM.
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v1979 (Nov 15, 2020 at 19:52)
Trail Old Buck
Steep trail, it's a challenging climb.
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v1979 (Nov 15, 2020 at 19:52)
Trail Old Buck
Steep trail, it's a challenging climb.
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Banders2 (Oct 11, 2020 at 16:53)
Trail Old Buck
Found some glasses at the top today. Let me know if you are looking for them.
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Banders2 (Oct 11, 2020 at 16:53)
Trail Old Buck
Found some glasses at the top today. Let me know if you are looking for them.
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Banders2 (Oct 11, 2020 at 16:50)
Trail Old Buck
Found some glasses at the Baden Powell intersection this afternoon. Let me know if you are looking for them.
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Banders2 (Oct 11, 2020 at 16:50)
Trail Old Buck
Found some glasses at the Baden Powell intersection this afternoon. Let me know if you are looking for them.
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Elmeffe (Oct 2, 2020 at 10:46)
These comments are no joke. Avoid climbing from Hyannis at all cost.
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Elmeffe (Oct 2, 2020 at 10:46)
These comments are no joke. Avoid climbing from Hyannis at all cost.
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Elmeffe (Oct 2, 2020 at 10:46)
These comments are no joke. Avoid climbing from Hyannis at all cost.
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JScooter604 (Oct 1, 2020 at 11:30)
Trail Power Line
Flowy, fast and fun. Couple optional jumps make it great. Better option than incline
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krisrawl00 (Sep 22, 2020 at 16:02)
Trail Penny Lane
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Valkandoit (Sep 5, 2020 at 14:21)
Went down this hill and it was not a nice ride. Loose rock and not beautiful or peaceful. Wouldn’t take this path again!
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Valkandoit (Sep 5, 2020 at 14:21)
Went down this hill and it was not a nice ride. Loose rock and not beautiful or peaceful. Wouldn’t take this path again!
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Valkandoit (Sep 5, 2020 at 14:21)
Went down this hill and it was not a nice ride. Loose rock and not beautiful or peaceful. Wouldn’t take this path again!
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pinker001 (Aug 26, 2020 at 10:31)
Challenging and enjoyable. The trail is pretty steep in some sections with tight switchbacks at steep grade with some rocks to traverse coming through the switchbacks. Physically and technically challenging. I find myself clipping rocks with my pedals and have yet to ride the whole thing without putting a foot down, but I’ll keep trying.
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Marcusvanheyst (Aug 2, 2020 at 20:55)
Trail Salvation
Everything is still possible. Some parts are a little rotted but just gotta trust the features????
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Coasterby (Jul 18, 2020 at 13:35)
Tons of fun, smooth and windy with nice decent.
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Dukechillington (Jun 29, 2020 at 22:48)
Awesome trail! Less busy then other areas and super fun on an e-bike with it’s XC flow. Rode on a wet day after almost dying on Dales (no, seriously!) thinking Forever After would be more of the same but was pleasantly surprised!
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the-dh-junkie (Jun 20, 2020 at 20:56)
Trail Incline
I've ridden this trail several times, and i always love it. I don't understand all the bad ratings.
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bboyshredder (Mar 20, 2020 at 8:35)
Don't get tricked by how it looks on the map its very steep and long don't go up it trust me I tried to and I almost died.
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bboyshredder (Mar 20, 2020 at 8:35)
Don't get tricked by how it looks on the map its very steep and long don't go up it trust me I tried to and I almost died.
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bboyshredder (Mar 20, 2020 at 8:35)
Don't get tricked by how it looks on the map its very steep and long don't go up it trust me I tried to and I almost died.
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bboyshredder (Mar 20, 2020 at 8:20)
Trail Pingu
Awesome trail jumps are very well made but the last jump is pretty sketchy and if you case your bike you will get a flat so bring a spare tire.
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kyleluvsdh (Mar 13, 2020 at 18:56)
Trail Incline
I don't understand the negative ratings. I've seen this track ridden in a Boostmaster video. And it looks super raw, natural, chunky and gnarly. To each their own. But I love natural, primitive type tracks and sections, they're unique. This tracks on my wishlist 169%
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rockfears (Mar 9, 2020 at 23:32)
Should have read the comments before trying to climb this trail... steeeeeeep!!!! Almost impossible to reach the top without pushing!
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rockfears (Mar 9, 2020 at 23:32)
Should have read the comments before trying to climb this trail... steeeeeeep!!!! Almost impossible to reach the top without pushing!
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rockfears (Mar 9, 2020 at 23:32)
Should have read the comments before trying to climb this trail... steeeeeeep!!!! Almost impossible to reach the top without pushing!
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lvshore103 (Mar 7, 2020 at 22:05)
Trail Pingu
Thanks for clarifying Joe, and for the good work on the trail. The drop is certainly more solid now and will last a while! Only problem is, I think, that it's done so well that it blends in and one (or i at least) can't tell that something has changed until one's right upon it (or below itWink . So I put the comment for anyone else who follows their old lines, like me and might get surprised. And yes, there is a good ride-around, as well as a line to roll it.
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lvshore103 (Feb 29, 2020 at 19:36)
Trail Pingu
Danger: 3rd drop from the top had been modified and is now higher. I've ridden this trail 100s of times and never had a problem rollong over all drops. Now it seems that there's been some work on the 3rd one from the top and, if taken in the middle, it's become a mandatory jump. There is no warning, and the modification is not obvious from above. There is still an OK roll line on the side, but you have to know it. If you're not OK jumping it, it's best to approach with caution!
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joewoywitka NSMBA (Mar 7, 2020 at 19:33)
Trail Pingu
That line had been a mandatory drop for the majority of the trails history. The old log that supported the trail had rotted away (making it roll-able) and the trail was ready to collapse: m.pinkbike.com/photo/18368337

I cribbed in the drop with a new piece of cedar to retain the trail and bring it back to its former state. You can see what it used to look like in older photos: ep1.pinkbike.org/p6pb8209236/p6pb8209236.jpg

I may make it roll-able in the future, but the trail is a black and all the drops have ride-arounds.
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mtbmudhoney NSMBA (Mar 7, 2020 at 21:02)
Trail Pingu
Great job Joe! Thanks for restoring the original challenge. It is still rollable if you don’t mind steep rolls
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Twotterguy SHORE CORPS (Dec 15, 2019 at 10:08)
Trail RT Connector
Got it, thanks to the folks that helped get it off the trail!
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0ut5ide (Nov 24, 2019 at 17:00)
Nice conditions today. Good grip on the rocks. Just a few puddles.
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gregmowat (Nov 23, 2019 at 14:51)
Trail John Deer
Not wet weather friendly, maybe in the past but not now. Just finished great run in light rain..
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bboyshredder (Sep 14, 2019 at 17:22)
Trail Salvation
Super old school ,the wall ride is very steep don't ride in the wet but its very fun defiantly hit this one if your in the area.
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bboyshredder (Sep 14, 2019 at 17:18)
Trail Old Buck
Steep gravel climb, if your wondering why people shuttle Seymour its the climb, and after you pass the power lines that's when the party starts.
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bboyshredder (Sep 14, 2019 at 17:18)
Trail Old Buck
Steep gravel climb, if your wondering why people shuttle Seymour its the climb, and after you pass the power lines that's when the party starts.
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jjanetka (Aug 30, 2019 at 20:21)
Great trail. Nice ride from 2nd switchback parking lot from Corkscrew to Mushroom to Dales to Forever. Yes, probably deserves the black - a few spots are a little tricky if you are going slower (I'm sure the faster just float over this rough stuff). Not a flashy trail but still a good ride.
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bboyshredder (Aug 28, 2019 at 18:06)
Trail Incline
you can't ride it basically except for the first 100 meters so I would just ride corkscrew.
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bboyshredder (Aug 28, 2019 at 17:56)
Trail Corkscrew
this trail is awesome its got a mix of tech , skinnys ,flow. and after don't ride the incline exit , ride the power line trail its a downhill pump track.
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bboyshredder (Aug 28, 2019 at 17:56)
Trail Corkscrew
this trail is awesome its got a mix of tech , skinnys ,flow. and after don't ride the incline exit , ride the power line trail its a downhill pump track.
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bboyshredder (Aug 28, 2019 at 17:50)
I love this trail . if you hate climbing stick to the old buck because its way shorter. but its awesome and smooth but penny lane isn't witch is before good sir Martin. not good for bigginer climbers .
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Mike1001 (Aug 14, 2019 at 21:33)
This is basically a hike a bike trail for at least half of it.... the bikeable part is just a boring connector to other bikeable trails
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Mike1001 (Aug 14, 2019 at 21:33)
This is basically a hike a bike trail for at least half of it.... the bikeable part is just a boring connector to other bikeable trails
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dirtbiker100 (Jul 19, 2019 at 22:31)
For visiting riders - don't try going up this one from the valley bottom...
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dirtbiker100 (Jul 19, 2019 at 22:31)
For visiting riders - don't try going up this one from the valley bottom...
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dirtbiker100 (Jul 19, 2019 at 22:31)
For visiting riders - don't try going up this one from the valley bottom...
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jjanetka (Jul 18, 2019 at 2:03)
Trail John Deer
Everyone I take down this likes it alot.
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jjanetka (Jul 18, 2019 at 1:54)
Trail Power Line
Short but fun smooth rolly connector. Take this instead of bottom of Incline.
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ataraxie (Jun 9, 2019 at 22:30)
Forever After is my favorite trail on Seymour! I like how it's mostly downhill with a few XC sections in between. It makes it seem a loong ride! I think it deserves the black rating. It's harder than other black ones like Corkskrew in my opinion.
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javabk (Jun 4, 2019 at 20:52)
This is mostly hike a bike trail
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javabk (Jun 4, 2019 at 20:52)
This is mostly hike a bike trail
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ryancartiers (Jun 2, 2019 at 10:57)
Trail Bridle Path
Had some good rides. Probably easier with a full suspension bike.
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ryancartiers (Jun 2, 2019 at 10:57)
Trail Bridle Path
Had some good rides. Probably easier with a full suspension bike.
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ryancartiers (Jun 2, 2019 at 10:57)
Trail Bridle Path
Had some good rides. Probably easier with a full suspension bike.
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goatslurpee (Apr 19, 2019 at 14:16)
Sooooo sick! Thank you!
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mrj27 (Apr 19, 2019 at 0:46)
Yo this is bike park quality flow now it's awesome! Good job builders!
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MKBERGEY1 (Mar 30, 2019 at 17:27)
Ride well and Sheeeessssss nice!! ????????
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jasonwd (Mar 20, 2019 at 6:43)
Totally changed to the smoothest bile park style flow berms on the shore. A refreshing wizz down from all the gnar and chunk further up the mountain. Well done trail fairies.
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jalee (Mar 13, 2019 at 23:21)
Such a good trail. Has the most diversity of the trails I routinely ride on the shore. Mixed technical XC and all mountain. It’s a blast through beautiful forest. I would say a must ride after Dale’s, in addition to Pangor my other favourite on Seymour
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taprider (Mar 3, 2019 at 8:13)
Trail Old Buck
90% clear of snow
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taprider (Mar 3, 2019 at 8:13)
Trail Old Buck
90% clear of snow
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crashelman (Sep 14, 2018 at 11:29)
Nice technical climbing alternative
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JacksonThack (Sep 9, 2018 at 13:53)
Fun, pedalling flowy trail
Don’t be caught of guard by sudden climbs
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JacksonThack (Sep 9, 2018 at 12:24)
This is very challenging for a blue trail. It’s steep in sections and full of rock berms and rock gardens. Lots of fun for an intermediate rider!
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Flow-Ryder (Sep 2, 2018 at 19:44)
Trail Salvation
Best marked trail on seymour. Super fun skinnies and woodwork
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rskibobirney (Jul 15, 2018 at 18:57)
Ridiculously good fun, well-maintained trail. Starting with a couple of banked turns, you’re thrown into fast rolling trail with a couple of small drops. Suitable for newbies (like me) and I’m sure would still be fun for experienced riders.
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aaronkoenig (Jun 19, 2018 at 15:08)
Trail Incline
Do yourself a favor and just ride Corkscrew unless you ride here all the time and are bored of that. This rides like an old creek bed thats been jammed up by logs
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chopsuey15 (Jun 19, 2018 at 12:16)
Trail Power Line
Black beauty
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Shokunin (Sep 11, 2017 at 20:06)
I'm new to the shore, but this trail was so hard for a blue. Even compared to some other blues in the area.
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paulbc (Sep 11, 2017 at 20:26)
You're not the only one who thinks that. Last summer, there was a piece of tape on the entrance sign, right under the word "Harder", that said "...than any other blue trail". Call it navy blue.
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Shokunin (Sep 13, 2017 at 20:07)
Good to know I'm not the only one Smile The trail looks a lot more mellow in that video from 2014 too.
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WilliamCornock (Mar 4, 2018 at 14:33)
Was just up there yesterday and it had a black diamond on the sign. They must have changed it quite recently.
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Hbrown15 (Jun 23, 2017 at 14:11)
Trail Salvation
When are they gonna open up the teeter totter skinny?
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leelau (Jul 24, 2016 at 20:50)
Trail Salvation
Classic old school Shore Line with lots of cool woodwork but with ride-arounds. A work of art by Mark Rowe
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y7kim (Jul 18, 2016 at 17:38)
Trail Pingu
Is the ladder over the step down going to be permanent now? I hope not...
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leelau (May 4, 2016 at 21:16)
Trail John Deer
Originally built by Bryce Borlick in 2011 www.pinkbike.com/video/434491

Ridden respectfully and mainly in the dry for 4 glorious years. Shut down in 2014-5. Re-opened and given new life by Martin & Penny.
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DMal SHORE CORPS (Dec 24, 2015 at 9:16)
Trail Penny Lane
Possibly my favourite section of the Seymour climb. The corners are open enough that you can get some good uphill flow going. And it takes you right to the rowdy part of Severed, perfect for tacking a little bit more onto the end of a ride.
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meloroast (Oct 15, 2015 at 13:44)
this trail rides like a dream. absolutely love it! great work!!
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CRich78 (Aug 10, 2015 at 16:03)
Phenomenal climbing trail. Thanks for all the beautiful work Martin and Penny. Rode GSM for the first time today and enjoyed every inch of it. It's so great to be able to loop back to Baden without having to head over to Old Buck or Hyannis. Awesome. I'll definitely be heading up to ride some Seymour loops more often. Thanks again!
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bikejunky (Jul 23, 2015 at 10:10)
Stung. Twice. Ouch. Great trail nonetheless.
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DMal SHORE CORPS (Jul 13, 2015 at 10:20)
Great climbing trail. It climbs through a beautiful part of the forest, and the grade is nice and moderate.
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moballa (Jul 12, 2015 at 21:01)
My son and I rode Good Sir this morning which allowed us to do a couple of laps up there which doesn't happen often for us. The trail meanders beautifully through pristine forest and feels like it's been there forever - a testament to the fantastic engineering and careful planning that went into this right down to the precise fern transplanting! "Isn't this awesome!" was echoed by many of the other excited riders we encountered along the trail today. Congratulations Martin and Penny and to all the other volunteers! Good Sir Martin will be one of the most enjoyed trails on the north shore.
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frenchfriedfun (Jul 10, 2015 at 15:34)
the Christmas corner is sick ! and the bunch after that too..
sick trail
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trevmillion (Aug 29, 2014 at 17:35)
very fun XC trail. Minimal roots, some small drops and a lot of rolling terrain. Well maintained
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canadaka Trailforks (Aug 28, 2014 at 12:56)
This section gps'ed on Seymour is mostly all rideable. The section from "Old Buck" to the Powerlines was upgraded last winter for an easier climb and is used a lot.

The descent portion from the powerlines to the "BP to Powerline Connector" was upgraded for the BC Bike Race. The trail after this point is not rideable, it gets very steep with steps. Once it hits "Bridle Path" its rideable again.
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canadaka Trailforks (Aug 28, 2014 at 12:56)
This section gps'ed on Seymour is mostly all rideable. The section from "Old Buck" to the Powerlines was upgraded last winter for an easier climb and is used a lot.

The descent portion from the powerlines to the "BP to Powerline Connector" was upgraded for the BC Bike Race. The trail after this point is not rideable, it gets very steep with steps. Once it hits "Bridle Path" its rideable again.
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trevmillion (Aug 28, 2014 at 12:17)
how much of this trail can you ride bike on?
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trevmillion (Aug 28, 2014 at 12:17)
how much of this trail can you ride bike on?
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