1 miles
Distance
63 ft
Climb
-1,201 ft
Descent
00:24:59
Avg time

5th Horseman Details

  • Riding Area
    Cypress Mountain
    West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12420 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 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 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
    00:24:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:53
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (26 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      5th Horseman Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 17, 2018 @ 2:34pm
      Nov 17, 2018
      Trees cleared.
      Nov 10, 2018 @ 1:00pm
      Nov 10, 2018
      Two trees down on last section, just above the road.
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 10:30am
      Oct 22, 2018
      reporter all good
      Aug 3, 2018 @ 10:42pm
      Aug 3, 2018
      Running well
      Jun 1, 2018 @ 9:53am
      Jun 1, 2018
      Bottom half of the trail is pretty dry and dusty. The rerouted exit to eagle lake rd. is fast, loamy and fun! Nice work!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 10 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 109 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 16, 2018 @ 1:12pm
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      5th Horseman, North Vancouver
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      Feb 11, 2015 @ 8:52pm
      Feb 11, 2015
      5th Horseman, Vancouver
      2,360 |
      Feb 10, 2015 @ 8:36am
      Feb 10, 2015
      | 4 comments 5th Horseman, North Vancouver
      1,551 |
      Jul 31, 2011 @ 10:15pm
      Jul 31, 2011
      | 3 comments 5th Horseman, West Vancouver

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