4.4 miles
870 ft
-861 ft
1,231 ft
High Point

Popular route to session Shangri-La, good times all-round.

Begins with a demanding climb up Steinhoe (Spring Creek) trail, at times technical. Take the second junction left onto Lichen Loop, the climb continues over some chunky bits. Enjoy the view at the top just before dropping into the main event, Shangri-La churns you through epic flow, steep slab, and optional hits before spitting out onto the last few turns of Hey Bear Turn left at first junction to LaLa Valley trail, check speed here as it's the access trail for Hey Bear! From here it's just smooth cool-down roll back to the parking lot.

Detailed Description
Shangri-La Loop is a 4 mile popular intermediate route located near Terrace British Columbia. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 870 ft with a max elevation of 1,231 ft then descends -861 ft.
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Terrace Off Road Cycling Association (www.torcanorth.com)
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4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
gasman5 (Aug 26, 2022 at 20:50)
Fun and well graded climb trail with a few little techy sections. Some new looking, great trail work near junction with Terradise.
  • + 1
bertsdeligirl (Jun 2, 2021 at 18:17)
Trail LaLa Valley
Soggy, boggy goodness Smile
  • + 1
heff20 (Sep 5, 2019 at 20:05)
Trail Shangri-La
Wicked trail. A great addition to the trail network. Slabby rock rolls, great flow and stoke all around. Must do trail that keeps yah on your toes.
  • + 1
jason648 (Jul 31, 2019 at 22:23)
Trail Hey Bear!
Stopped by on way to The coast. rode this my 9 year old son. Great trail

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More Stats for Shangri-La Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    464 ft
  • Altitude start
    465 ft
  • Altitude end
    476 ft
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  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,047 ft
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Steinhoe (Spring Creek)
Mar 17, 2023 @ 7:47pm
Mar 17, 2023
Cedar that was across the trail just past the first rocky rest stop has been removed. Trail still covered in lots of snow and ice.
LaLa Valley
Jan 27, 2023 @ 6:20pm
Jan 27, 2023
Trails are in various states of freeze/thaw/mud. This is the time when trails are most vulnerable to damage. Please avoid using the trail if possible. Your local trail fairies thank you!!!! reporter
Hey Bear!
Jan 27, 2023 @ 6:20pm
Jan 27, 2023
Trails are in various states of freeze/thaw/mud. This is the time when trails are most vulnerable to damage. Please avoid using the trail if possible. Your local trail fairies thank you!!!! reporter
Apr 23, 2022 @ 11:53am
Apr 23, 2022
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