1,011 ft
Distance
30 ft
Climb
-216 ft
Descent
00:02:44
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Big Stupid Trail
  • Digger
    Builder

Big Stupid Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Upper Skull
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Year round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #346 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

After the hill on lower ladies there is a fork in the trail, Big Stupid is the right trail. The Big Stupid came into existence as an alternate route from that point where the trail forks, possibly because the option on the left—the continuation of Ladies down to the Baden-Powell and Lower Ladies—is steeper and more technical than the line on the right, but also because of the draw of the namesake of the newly-revamped trail: a massive exposed rock face with numerous lines—one of those being Big Stupid. You'll find a couple of natural kickers built into small doubles and a new ladder bridge drop.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Stupid bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -186 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,336 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,522 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,522 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,336 ft
  • Grade
    -18.432%
  • Grade max
    -35.966%
  • Grade min
    22.846%
  • Distance climb
    177 ft
  • Distance down
    834 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:44
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (23 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to big-stupid trailhead (49.353889, -123.043528)
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Big Stupid Trail Reports

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Jul 9, 2018 @ 1:46pm
Jul 9, 2018
Big Stupid, North Vancouver
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Feb 20, 2018 @ 10:23pm
Feb 20, 2018
Big Stupid, North Vancouver
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Aug 4, 2017 @ 7:24pm
Aug 4, 2017
Big Stupid, North Vancouver
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Feb 8, 2015 @ 10:04pm
Feb 8, 2015
Big Stupid, Whistler

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