3.1 miles
Distance
1,468 ft
Climb
-156 ft
Descent
2,250 ft
High Point

Collection of new climbing connectors and some old trail creating a Fromme west side access climbing route. Don't let the green & blue difficulty ratings of a lot of the trail sections fool you, this is a tough climb. The trail ratings are mostly their downhill rating. This is a physically demanding climb that gets more challenging the further you go.

The NSMBA heartily thanks all of the volunteers, lead builders and groups who provided support to get the route opened to this point including: Arc'teryx, MEC, Rocky Mountain Bicycles, BC Bike Race
Lead Builders: Irish Pete, Pat Podolski, Digger, Brent Hillier, Owen Thomas, Chris Barker, Tom Hudson, Randy Konrad

Detailed Description
No Quarter (Fromme Climbing Route) is a 3 mile popular expert route located near North Vancouver British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 1,468 ft with a max elevation of 2,250 ft then descends -156 ft.
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9 Reviews & Comments

  • + 3
robdonovan NSMBA (Apr 12, 2015 at 20:09)
 nice alternative to get to executioner and dreamweaver from the main road access.
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  • + 4
RichMcMullan (Jun 11, 2016 at 8:53)
 Best climb on the shore... bring your granny gear.
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  • + 0
rekibsn (Jun 14, 2018 at 9:08)
 What's a Granny Gear .??
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  • + 1
jsp33 (Jun 17, 2017 at 18:13)
 Kicks my ass everytime....Love it!
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  • + 3
Arzt506 (Jun 4, 2018 at 22:16)
 This route is incredible. Killer tech climb. If you’re an xc nerd with no leg hair this is the most fun you’ll have on the mountain. I can’t stay away. In my nightmares I’m being strangled by the root creature that lives on d’yer mak’er.

If you can do this in under 35 mins you’re a god
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  • + 2
vancity (Jul 4, 2018 at 19:06)
 This is in amazing condition right now. Go ride it! They’ve done a ton of work making it a little less punchy.
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  • + 1
geordanh (Jul 27, 2018 at 15:49)
 This just got a lot easier. Lots of work in the past month or two it looks like. The root road climb has been pretty much neutralized. I'm not sure if I'm happy or disappointed!
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  • + 1
LankyGit (Sep 26, 2018 at 21:40)
 Deceptively punchy
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    fromme grinder, Fromme Ascent
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    120
More Stats for No Quarter (Fromme Climbing Route) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,314 ft
  • Altitude min
    936 ft
  • Altitude start
    936 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,251 ft
  • Grade
    8.1%
  • Grade max
    -25.9%
  • Grade min
    39.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,411 ft
  • Distance flat
    741 ft
Avg: 3.9 (18 votes)

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