1,932 ft
Distance
114 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:08:57
Avg time
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Bonsai Details

  • Activities
    • Dirtbike/Moto
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Lava Flow
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #4246 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5063 in E-Biking
    • #239 in Dirtbiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in E-Biking
    • 80 in Dirtbiking

Primarily a dirtbike/trials trail also used by mountain bikers to climb up to Somewhere Over there. The left option is slightly easier to climb.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Bonsai dirtbike/moto trail trail
  • Altitude change
    106 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,170 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,285 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,170 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,276 ft
  • Grade
    5.5%
  • Grade max
    -5.5%
  • Grade min
    17%
  • Distance climb
    1,660 ft
  • Distance down
    272 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:52
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Status:
on May 21, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.65 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Bonsai Trail Reports

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      May 21, 2021 @ 4:54pm
      May 21, 2021
      reporter
      Apr 23, 2021 @ 11:09am
      Apr 23, 2021
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 1:34pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 7:19pm
      Jan 13, 2021
      Flowing creek has formed down the lower part of the trail past the FSR. Class .3 rapids
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 4:22pm
      Nov 8, 2020
      reporter Puddles are very big and deep now. Some impossible to go around
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 157 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      stewspooner KCTS (Aug 10, 2017 at 13:13)
       Obviously a moto trail, and a bit scoured, but the rock challenges are mostly fun.
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      • + 1
      Sun2306 (Jul 1, 2018 at 20:39)
       better than bonsai north but still awful, especially when wet
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      • + 0
      liamdubs (Oct 11, 2021 at 17:12)
       Was pretty nuts, lots of steep slabs, roots and puddles make this a tough climb. I never tried the other way up to somewhere over there, but I can’t imagine it isn’t busy.
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      Full guide to Bonsai ...AND... SOT Alt Ending
      7:22 | 227 | Aug 30, 2019 , Squamish
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