1 miles
Distance
63 ft
Climb
-1,201 ft
Descent
00:25:05
Avg time

5th Horseman Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cypress Mountain
    West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Secondary Access Road/Trail (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12420 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Very steep with steep mandatory rock features with high consequence sections. Contains natural and man-made TTFs. Not a beginners trail.

Access Info

Accessed off BLT, exits onto the Eagle Lake access road. About as difficult as it gets on Cypress.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for 5th Horseman mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,138 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,010 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,148 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,148 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,010 ft
  • Grade
    -19.276%
  • Grade max
    -56.038%
  • Grade min
    26.471%
  • Distance climb
    309 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    157 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:04
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Status:
on Jun 1, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.45 (30 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      5th Horseman Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 11:02am
      Jun 1, 2020
      Ideal.
      May 28, 2020 @ 6:04pm
      May 28, 2020
      reporter
      Apr 25, 2020 @ 10:31am
      Apr 25, 2020
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 12:09pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      Whoever is dumbing down this trail with bench cuts please stop. It’s a double black trail for a reason. Go find somewhere else if you can’t...
      Apr 12, 2020 @ 7:51am
      Apr 12, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 114 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 109 rides
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      Photos

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      1,555 |
      Jan 16, 2018 @ 1:12pm
      Jan 16, 2018
      1,063 |
      Feb 11, 2015 @ 8:52pm
      Feb 11, 2015
      2,798 |
      Feb 10, 2015 @ 8:36am
      Feb 10, 2015
      | 4 comments
      1,804 |
      Jul 31, 2011 @ 10:15pm
      Jul 31, 2011
      | 3 comments

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag jhowe001 (Apr 7, 2020 at 22:00)
       The best @ Cypress
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