4 miles
Distance
799 ft
Climb
-1,084 ft
Descent
1,062 ft
High Point

This is a route I planned for a few beginners as an intro to Burnaby Mountain. Park on Gagliardi and head up the road towards Sidewinder. When you pop out of Sidewinder, veer back onto Mel's and go towards the ring road at SFU. Head across the ring road and descend Gearjammer. By heading back to the road, you avoid the more difficult climbing on Mel's and get to descend the top of GJ which is nice and flowy. At the bottom of GJ, instead of continuing down to the harder portion of Gearjammer take Mel's over to TCT and drop down onto Dead Moped and take the trail North to South for a cross country challenge with lots of bridges and optional features. Take DM to North Road Trail then cut over to the right towards Function Junction trail and descent Lower Snake...another fun little challenging trail for beginners. At the bottom, head to the right on the Pipeline trail and back to the car.

Note: Trail ratings on Burnaby Mountain are generally harder than you might find on the North Shore (ie. Blue trail could easily be a Green).

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Burnaby Mountain Begintermediate Rip mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -285 ft
  • Altitude min
    283 ft
  • Altitude start
    607 ft
  • Altitude end
    322 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.438%
  • Grade min
    28.577%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    698 ft
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Ben & Jerry's Burnaby Mountain(Scott Genius)
Ben & Jerry's Burnaby Mountain(Scott Genius)
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Oct 10, 2017
Mel's Trail Burnaby Mountain(Scott Genius)
Mel's Trail Burnaby Mountain(Scott Genius)
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Oct 10, 2017
SFU Upper Gear Jammer, and Lower Gear Jammer
SFU Upper Gear Jammer, and Lower Gear Jammer
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Sep 23, 2017
Upper Gear Jammer, And lower gear jammer with Dobie.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Dead Moped Trail
Dec 5, 2017 @ 12:13pm
Dec 5, 2017
Ben & Jerry's
Dec 5, 2017 @ 12:13pm
Dec 5, 2017
Frosty sections
North Road Trail
Dec 5, 2017 @ 12:13pm
Dec 5, 2017
Little bit muddy, leaves almost gone.
Sidewinder
Nov 28, 2017 @ 1:10pm
Nov 28, 2017
Trail in good shape, starting to get a few minor erosion channels in it from all the rain. reporter
Upper Gearjammer
Nov 23, 2017 @ 5:19pm
Nov 23, 2017
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