667 ft
Distance
98 ft
Climb
-24 ft
Descent
00:03:48
Avg time

Academy Climb Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Defibrillator
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #117
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager
    CMHC

This trail was built by the NSMBA Shore Corps through Builder Academy practical training sessions. 4 sessions with an average of 10+ builders completed the trail over the course of 1 year. It was built to connect through to Rapid Transit and take uphill pressure off Salamander. Heading west, you can now climb AT turn L on RT and traverse the top of Salamander to the kiosk-no hassles mate!

Previous to this trail being built people would often push their bike up the steep end of Applicator to make a loop of Rapid Transit. This new climb trail opens up more options!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Academy Climb mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    74 ft
  • Altitude min
    732 ft
  • Altitude max
    806 ft
  • Altitude start
    732 ft
  • Altitude end
    806 ft
  • Grade
    11.127%
  • Grade max
    -21.422%
  • Grade min
    29.764%
  • Distance climb
    449 ft
  • Distance down
    189 ft
  • Distance flat
    29 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:47:55
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Status:
on Feb 18, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.05 (17 votes)

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