1,594 ft
Distance
55 ft
Climb
-1,231 ft
Descent
00:23:04
Avg time

5th Horseman Details

  • Riding area
    Cypress Mountain
    West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #9258

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, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for 5th Horseman mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,175 ft
  • Altitude min
    987 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,162 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,162 ft
  • Altitude end
    987 ft
  • Grade max
    -101.833%
  • Grade min
    44.088%
  • Distance climb
    315 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    31 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:53
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Status:
on Jan 15, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.4 (23 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to 5th-horseman trailhead (49.365160, -123.214450)
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5th Horseman Trail Reports

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Jan 15, 2018 @ 4:01pm
Jan 15, 2018
Dec 31, 2017 @ 5:07pm
Dec 31, 2017
Deep snow at the entrance but once you got going all good.
Dec 13, 2017 @ 6:53pm
Dec 13, 2017
Tree down before the rock slab steep close to the end of the trail
Sep 12, 2017 @ 2:40pm
Sep 12, 2017
Unauthorized trail being built near the top of 5th has come to the attention of DWV Parks. Please msg me if you know anything about it or want...
Aug 23, 2017 @ 7:15pm
Aug 23, 2017
Bear hanging around lower section of trail tonight, beteeen trail and transformer station
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Jul 4, 2017
5th Horseman, West Vancouver

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