3.5 miles
Distance
787 ft
Climb
-711 ft
Descent
1,085 ft
High Point

laps of hot till you drop

Detailed Description
Bubble Wrap Loop is a 4 mile popular expert route located near Victoria British Columbia. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 787 ft with a max elevation of 1,085 ft then descends -711 ft.
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18 Reviews & Comments

  • + 5
martinblostein (Nov 24, 2019 at 11:37)
Trail Bubble Wrap
I have to disagree with the last review. This is a great trail. Sure, it starts with a lot of traversing and a handful of very tricky uphill bits, but it's worth it for the views and the downhill payoff. The last half of the trail is a sustained, fun and pretty technical downhill.

Not every trail needs to be a flowy sea of golden dirt. It's not about "modern trail standards", just sounds like personal preference to me.
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martinblostein (Nov 24, 2019 at 11:37)
Trail Bubble Wrap
I have to disagree with the last review. This is a great trail. Sure, it starts with a lot of traversing and a handful of very tricky uphill bits, but it's worth it for the views and the downhill payoff. The last half of the trail is a sustained, fun and pretty technical downhill.

Not every trail needs to be a flowy sea of golden dirt. It's not about "modern trail standards", just sounds like personal preference to me.
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browett (Aug 13, 2019 at 7:12)
Trail Northridge
Upper Northridge trail there is a cedar tree very low to the ground, it hangs over the trail. if you are looking down at the trail and have a helmet on with visor, you can miss this and do a proper head injury to yourself.
I would say it is about 6 feet above the trail.
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browett (Aug 13, 2019 at 7:12)
Trail Northridge
Upper Northridge trail there is a cedar tree very low to the ground, it hangs over the trail. if you are looking down at the trail and have a helmet on with visor, you can miss this and do a proper head injury to yourself.
I would say it is about 6 feet above the trail.
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dirtworship (Feb 12, 2018 at 18:13)
Trail Bubble Wrap
friggin decent trail feb. 11, so many nice views, rocks, and minimal mud. best trail on the mountain if you ask me.
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dirtworship (Feb 12, 2018 at 18:13)
Trail Bubble Wrap
friggin decent trail feb. 11, so many nice views, rocks, and minimal mud. best trail on the mountain if you ask me.
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parker40 (Jan 1, 2018 at 13:38)
Trail Bubble Wrap
Happy New Year! Had a great ride on Bubble Wrap today, trail is mostly clear still a bit of snow at top but very ride-able. Cleared a lot of Arbutus branches but there is a large tree down across the trail towards the end.
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parker40 (Jan 1, 2018 at 13:38)
Trail Bubble Wrap
Happy New Year! Had a great ride on Bubble Wrap today, trail is mostly clear still a bit of snow at top but very ride-able. Cleared a lot of Arbutus branches but there is a large tree down across the trail towards the end.
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More Stats for Bubble Wrap Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    76 ft
  • Altitude min
    518 ft
  • Altitude start
    518 ft
  • Altitude end
    594 ft
  • Grade
    0.4%
  • Grade max
    -81.6%
  • Grade min
    49.8%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,929 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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210116 Bubble Wrap
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Jan 16, 2021
Riding with Duncan and Matt in moistly hero conditions.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Northridge
Jan 24, 2023 @ 9:48pm
Jan 24, 2023
Trees down on descent to regional trail / trillium
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Jan 19, 2023 @ 10:03pm
Jan 19, 2023
Bubble Wrap
Jan 2, 2023 @ 5:43pm
Jan 2, 2023
tree still down, 48.547700,-123.489000
Sidewinder
Dec 29, 2022 @ 5:22pm
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Regional Trail North
Nov 20, 2022 @ 4:04pm
Nov 20, 2022
Tree down just north from the bottom of sidewinder/mindbender/trillium.
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