2.1 miles
Distance
237 ft
Climb
-674 ft
Descent
00:38:14
Avg time

Bubble Wrap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Work Regional Park
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17528 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #19159 in E-Biking
    • #27971 in Trail Running
    • #20042 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in E-Biking
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Capital Regional District

An unsanctioned old school all mountain trail with minimal flow and lots of technical challenges and a few superb viewpoints. Best ridden with a new-school AM bike. Some excellent open ridge portions with sparse vegetation and lots of fun on the rocks. Riding it south to north will put you in the extreme north end of Mt Work park and far from everything else. This trail is beyond the Hartland Bike Park boundary. It is unsanctioned. It is not maintained by the local bike society, the South Island Mountain Bike Society (SIMBS).

Access Info

Access from the south via North Ridge and Breathless with a short 50m walk/ride traverse of the Mt. Work hiking trail until the left (north) turn towards Bubble Wrap proper. Exit at the north end also involves riding/walking a short section of the Mt. Work trail. Look out for hikers and be nice.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for Bubble Wrap mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -438 ft
  • Altitude min
    558 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,085 ft
  • Altitude start
    995 ft
  • Altitude end
    558 ft
  • Grade
    -3.9%
  • Grade max
    -81.6%
  • Grade min
    30.1%
  • Distance climb
    3,606 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,365 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:14
  • Avg reverse time
    01:15:06
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on Apr 1, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3.75 (20 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Bubble Wrap Trail Reports

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      Apr 1, 2024 @ 7:47am
      Apr 1, 2024
      Sep 10, 2023 @ 3:11am
      Sep 10, 2023
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 7:08am
      Jun 11, 2023
      Tree down near the end before you get to Regional Trail on the descent. Sneaks up on you so keep your eyes peeled. Otherwise it’s standard...
      Mar 13, 2023 @ 4:38pm
      Mar 13, 2023
      Running pretty good. The odd wet spot, but pretty perfect riding otherwise. No snow anymore.
      Feb 5, 2023 @ 6:52pm
      Feb 5, 2023
      Tree still down but it’s getting work done. Wet but fun!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 6 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 195 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      • 2,748 rides
      • Last: Apr 13, 2024

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