2 miles
Distance
424 ft
Climb
-866 ft
Descent
00:39:42
Avg time

Bubble Wrap Details

  • Riding area
    Mt. Work Regional Park
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

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, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Bubble Wrap mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -442 ft
  • Altitude min
    534 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,058 ft
  • Altitude start
    976 ft
  • Altitude end
    534 ft
  • Grade
    -3.933%
  • Grade max
    -57.863%
  • Grade min
    39.749%
  • Distance climb
    4,195 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    932 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:47:04
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Status:
on Sep 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.8 (11 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to bubble-wrap trailhead (48.539010, -123.477620)
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Bubble Wrap Trail Reports

datedescription
Sep 22, 2018 @ 6:30pm
9 hours
Great dirt , spicy rocks
Aug 19, 2018 @ 11:44am
Aug 19, 2018
Pretty dusty
Jul 20, 2018 @ 6:55pm
Jul 20, 2018
Jun 24, 2018 @ 9:20am
Jun 24, 2018
Mar 15, 2018 @ 10:18am
Mar 15, 2018
Trail in great shape right now.
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Photos

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Sep 29, 2016 @ 9:08pm
Sep 29, 2016
Bubble Wrap, Victoria
235 |
Sep 8, 2013 @ 1:17pm
Sep 8, 2013
Bubble Wrap, Victoria
169 |
Sep 8, 2013 @ 1:16pm
Sep 8, 2013
Bubble Wrap, Victoria

Routes with this trail

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titleratingdistance
Bubble Wrap Loop
4 miles
Decent Dirt Rip Around Mt Work.
6 miles
Hartland Troll
11 miles
Jess's Basic Hartland Loop
10 miles

2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag parker40 (Jan 1, 2018 at 13:38)
 Happy New Year! Had a great ride on Bubble Wrap today, trail is mostly clear still a bit of snow at top but very ride-able. Cleared a lot of Arbutus branches but there is a large tree down across the trail towards the end.
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  • + 1
flag dirtworship (Feb 12, 2018 at 18:13)
 friggin decent trail feb. 11, so many nice views, rocks, and minimal mud. best trail on the mountain if you ask me.
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