3 miles
Distance
1,701 ft
Climb
-347 ft
Descent
2,250 ft
High Point
This route is archived

Collection of low grade climbing sections to connect existing trails and an old skid road creating a west side climbing route. Don't let the difficulty ratings fool you, this is a tough climb. The trail is sustained uphill with few breaks, often very technical.
It is a physically demanding climb that gets more challenging the higher you go.

Thanks to HUGE efforts from our community, the entire climbing route on Fromme opened officially in late 2015. Ongoing improvements and maintenance will continue into 2017.

The NSMBA heartily thanks all of the volunteers, lead builders and groups who have contributed significant efforts to complete the route opened to this point including: Arc'teryx, MEC, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, BC Bike Race, Deloitte, Knight PiƩsold & Steed Cycles.
The NSMBA would like to acknowledge the Lead Builders on this project that started with the DNV Trail Crew in 2011: Irish Pete, Pat Podolski, Todd Fiander, Brent Hillier, Owen Thomas, James Healey, Penny Deck, Tom Hudson, Randy Konrad, Gordo McNaughton.
This project would not have been possible without our strong partnership with the District of North Vancouver, inparticular, Trail & Habitat Coordinator Graham Knell (now retired).
Project Manager: Mark Wood

Local Trail Association
North Shore Mountain Bike Association (nsmba.ca)
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag robdonovan SHORE CORPS (Apr 27, 2016 at 14:38)
 Rode it last night. Pretty challenging in the best sense of the term.
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  • + 1
flag Sharonb (Dec 10, 2016 at 16:46)
 Kudos to Graham Knell for working so well with ALL user groups in the District of North Vancouver.

Thanks Mark for your acknowledgement of Graham, too bad its too little to late.
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  • + 0
flag Psavagenz (Dec 12, 2017 at 19:29)
 Awesome and brutal climbing, in great conditon.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    23
More Stats for Fromme Ascent mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,354 ft
  • Altitude min
    895 ft
  • Altitude start
    896 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,250 ft
  • Grade
    8.261%
  • Grade max
    -23.825%
  • Grade min
    40.499%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,612 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,152 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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