3 miles
Distance
1,669 ft
Climb
-105 ft
Descent
00:45:49
Avg time

BLT Details

  • Riding Area
    Cypress Mountain
    West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    year round
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes

Old access road that makes for a good climb. Not a regular downhill trail.

Access Info

Accessed off the Eagle Lake access road towards the power station to the right of the hydro line. Ends at the Cypress Bowl ski area.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for BLT bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,564 ft
  • Altitude min
    981 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,546 ft
  • Altitude start
    981 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,546 ft
  • Grade
    9.088%
  • Grade max
    -15.599%
  • Grade min
    30.95%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1,758 ft
  • Distance flat
    505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:49
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Status:
on Jul 24, 2018
Variable
Avg: 2 (3 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to blt trailhead (49.356859, -123.233712)
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BLT Trail Reports

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Jul 24, 2018 @ 2:19pm
Jul 24, 2018
Jun 9, 2018 @ 8:51am
Jun 9, 2018
Clear all the way up to the tippy top. A few small trees down above 5th horstman.
Apr 24, 2018 @ 9:30am
Apr 24, 2018
Clear and dry just past 5th Horseman entrance. Snow covered and a hike-a-bike beyond that. Better to ride the road up to Blind Skier.
Mar 17, 2018 @ 1:10pm
Mar 17, 2018
Rideable to bottom of Slippery Canoe, then 4-6” of slushy snow from there to the picnic area switchback, then rideable again from there to Wild...
Mar 9, 2018 @ 1:12pm
Mar 9, 2018
Unrideable above Roach Clip Exit but fine below that. 1.5ft of snow at UTC entrance.
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Dec 23, 2014 @ 3:03pm
Dec 23, 2014
BLT, West Vancouver

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