12 miles
Distance
2,602 ft
Climb
-2,610 ft
Descent
1,520 ft
High Point

Nice long ride to a couple of fine swimming lakes culminating in the stunning Ridge Trail and its superb views.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Shields and Grass mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -8 ft
  • Altitude min
    221 ft
  • Altitude start
    229 ft
  • Altitude end
    221 ft
  • Grade
    -0.013%
  • Grade max
    -42.501%
  • Grade min
    32.397%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,131 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
BC is tough on six year olds
BC is tough on six year olds
trail: 3 Bears
0:17 | 504 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 14, 2017
epic fail, Six year old on a rock roll
Enduro MTB - Mt. Manuel Quimper
Enduro MTB - Mt. Manuel Quimper
trail: 3 Bears
61 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 22, 2017
160702 Sooke Ridge Trail1
160702 Sooke Ridge Trail1
7:02 | 176 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 20, 2017
The descent off of Monument Mtn Ridge Trail. Spectacular!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
3 Bears
Feb 11, 2018 @ 10:44am
Feb 11, 2018
Sooke Mountain Park Road
Feb 10, 2018 @ 10:10am
Feb 10, 2018
Ridge Trail
Feb 10, 2018 @ 10:10am
Feb 10, 2018
Many many trees down on the way up and up top trail was basically unrideable until the descent. If you ride, bring a folding saw with you and if we all cut a few trees, maybe it’ll be clear by the end of the summer.
RIDGE ACCESS TRAIL
Feb 10, 2018 @ 10:10am
Feb 10, 2018
Pretty clear until the first lake. After that, many many trees down... so many the trail was almost unridable from that point. Bring a saw!!
RIDGE TRAIL EXIT
Feb 10, 2018 @ 10:10am
Feb 10, 2018
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