2,313 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-386 ft
Descent
00:03:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bobsled Trail

Bobsled Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    year round
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Pump Track, Wallride
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1
  • Land Manager

The first sanctioned new school flow trail, was rebuilt by the District of North Vancouver Trail crew in 2010. The proof is in the pudding of its popularity. On a nice day, you literally need to take a number for the flow show: big berms, small doubles and buff, undulating trail will have you climbing back up for another lap. Barely 10 minutes up Mountain Highway, it is easily accessed. It's importance lies not only in its popularity, but it proves new school trails can be built on the Shore.

Entirely pumped and some good carved berms. Has a wood wall ride, that must be ridden cautiously when wet.
Extensive work has been invested in the trail via the NSMBA TAP program including a significant reroute near the bottom to bring the grade in line with the goal of the trail to serve beginners.

Access Info

Accessed before the 2nd switchback, exits above the Baden Powell.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bobsled mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -373 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,045 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,419 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,419 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,045 ft
  • Grade
    -16.143%
  • Grade max
    -44.986%
  • Grade min
    3.245%
  • Distance climb
    154 ft
  • Distance down
    2,043 ft
  • Distance flat
    116 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:59
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Status:
on Feb 18, 2017
Avg: 4.4 (106 votes)

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Bobsled Trail Reports

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Feb 18, 2017 @ 1:05am
3 days
Trail is all clear, good condition today. Gate is still closed.
Feb 11, 2017 @ 8:57pm
Feb 11, 2017
Mostly clear with just a few spots of slush. Did not venture any further up as the ride up was manageable but not easy
Jan 31, 2017 @ 8:25pm
Jan 31, 2017
Clear, gate still closed though
Jan 28, 2017 @ 3:15pm
Jan 28, 2017
Very little snow remaining good to ride
Jan 28, 2017 @ 3:14pm
Jan 28, 2017
Very little snow remaining good to ride
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Technical Trail Features (TTF)

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Jan 14, 2017 @ 7:41pm
Jan 14, 2017
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Jan 14, 2017 @ 9:45am
Jan 14, 2017
Bobsled, North Vancouver
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Dec 31, 2016 @ 6:28pm
Dec 31, 2016
Bobsled, Vancouver
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Dec 13, 2016 @ 1:09pm
Dec 13, 2016
Bobsled, Vancouver

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag JTJ10 (Aug 10, 2014 at 12:52)
 This is one of my favorite trails on fromme. mostly flow really fun!
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  • + 3
flag adriannorthshore Plus (Nov 9, 2014 at 17:44)
 best flow trail on fromme, makes it an awesome warm-up lap
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