3,134 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-533 ft
Descent
00:09:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 7th Secret Trail

7th Secret Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6
  • Land Manager
    Grouse (upper/lower) & DNV (middle) combinatio

Seventh Secret is one of the north shore classic mountain bike trails. It's an all weather, heavily armoured bike trail flowing from just before the seventh switch-back on mountain hwy back to the sixth switch back between Pipeline and Expresso. The few ladders, bridges, jumps and log rides are easier than you might at first expect, but sometimes come at you by surprise, so you may want to go easy on your first descent. The more difficult stuff mostly has easier work arounds.

This trail is probably one of the most enjoyable mixed rides on the north shore, and a must do for intermediate riders. It connects up with Crinkum Crankum (via Leppard/Kirkford) by heading left at the boardwalk T-intersection, or can be followed on with Pipeline or Expresso by heading right to the road. If heading towards Crinkum, you will probably not want to ride the optional long log ride at the bottom, but continue down the trail instead to the boardwalk.

Access Info

Accessed off Mountain Hwy before the 7th switchback

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 7th Secret mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -532 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,008 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,540 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,540 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,008 ft
  • Grade
    -16.972%
  • Grade max
    -33.509%
  • Grade min
    2.859%
  • Distance climb
    53 ft
  • Distance down
    3,081 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:22
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Status:
on Jun 15, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.3 (92 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to 7th-secret trailhead (49.363878, -123.057489)
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7th Secret Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 15, 2018 @ 7:11pm
2 days
Rocks and wood are slick, but no standing water.
Jun 11, 2018 @ 4:36pm
Jun 11, 2018
Jun 10, 2018 @ 7:35am
Jun 10, 2018
Jun 9, 2018 @ 2:08pm
Jun 9, 2018
Excellent condition top to bottom.
Jun 1, 2018 @ 8:23am
Jun 1, 2018
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Jul 26, 2017 @ 5:38pm
Jul 26, 2017
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Jul 4, 2015 @ 9:35am
Jul 4, 2015
7th Secret, North Vancouver

Routes with this trail

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7th to Expresso to Lower Ladies
6 miles
PHMB-NV-ADV-DAY-1
4 miles
Classic Adv-Intermediate Loop
7 miles
7th Secret, Leppard, Crinkum Crankum, Griffen
8 miles

3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag kupper4470 (Mar 22, 2015 at 16:54)
 Beauty of a trail! First ride today, my first ride on the Shore... and it lived up to the hype. Even got to meet Pete, who I understand is the master builder on this beauty. The rock work is amazing! It was pretty busy up there, but everyone was in a good mood and very friendly. Overall a great ride.
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  • + 1
flag Ledski (Aug 16, 2017 at 19:29)
 Accessible North Shore style trail that flows well through its fortified rocky technical sections. Really well built and loads of fun.
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  • + 1
flag GulfGT (Sep 24, 2017 at 16:44)
 One of the most if not the most amazing trail on the mountain! Definitely worth going up and shredding all the way down to Kirkford! This trail is a must when visiting Mt. Fromme!
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