2,339 ft
Distance
-359 ft
Descent
00:05:07
Avg time
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C-Buster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (6 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #368 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3978 in Trail Running
    • #6879 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Another North Shore naturally technical trail. Many steep sections that require concentration to ride. Originally built by Cove Bike Shop in the late 80s back in the day of 150mm stems, canti brakes and rigid forks

Access Info

Accessed off Severed, it also exits on the Bridle Path on the other side of the bridge from Severed.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for C-Buster mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -357 ft
  • Altitude min
    992 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,351 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,351 ft
  • Altitude end
    994 ft
  • Grade
    -15.2%
  • Grade max
    -60.1%
  • Grade min
    -0.9%
  • Distance climb
    95 ft
  • Distance down
    2,228 ft
  • Distance flat
    20 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:39
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Status:
on Oct 5, 2021
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Avg: 3.95 (40 votes)

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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      C-Buster Trail Reports

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      Oct 5, 2021 @ 3:33pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      Sep 10, 2021 @ 3:35pm
      Sep 10, 2021
      reporter Entrance to the cedar canoe before Asian Adonis junction needs a little love.
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 10:30am
      Sep 6, 2021
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 3:15pm
      Aug 18, 2021
      reporter
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 2:43pm
      Jul 19, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 33 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,616 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,192 rides
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      Photos

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      13 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      leelau (Oct 26, 2014 at 21:40)
       C-Buster is maintained by MTBTrails.ca
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      DMal SHORE CORPS (Dec 19, 2015 at 20:17)
       This trail is mini-Cypress.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      stringaling (Sep 14, 2016 at 10:49)
       How is C-Buster 'Unsanctioned' vs any of the other trails in that area ?
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      leelau (Sep 14, 2016 at 14:07)
       Stringaling. C-Buster, Shorn Scrotum and Asian Adonis are in the CMHC and correctly described as 'unsanctioned''. All trails in that area aren't sanctioned fyi. They're the ones Sharon and I maintain and it seemed like a good idea to accurately describe them.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      stringaling (Sep 15, 2016 at 9:59)
       got it - thanks.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      gramboh (Jul 26, 2017 at 23:31)
       Finally rode C-Buster for the first time tonight, wow, what a blast! Lots of fall-line technical fun. Rocks, roots and hard corners. Thank you MTBTrails / Lee / Sharon and anyone else involved.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      melikebike74 (Nov 24, 2018 at 14:19)
       This may be rated double black, relative to the rest of Seymour. This mind bender is significantly and consistently more tech than Boogie (at least the top part before Boogie nights turnoff), Deer John and Empress. It may just be due to the time of year, erosion and raw nature of it, but cleaning this requires deep focus/skill, apparently neither of which I possess. There's a crank deep water rut forming on last steep section, too.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      melikebike74 (Aug 19, 2020 at 22:46)
       After the great touch-ups, and in the dry, I'd change my mind to solid black (minus some of the old skinnies on the top bit). Thanks for the work. Good times.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Stetay (Aug 23, 2019 at 13:34)
       Short, steep and oh so sweet. Thanks you for keeping this mint trail builder
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      vancity (Aug 11, 2020 at 20:50)
       Probably the hardest ‘sanctioned’ trail on Seymour. A significant step up from other blacks on the mountain, and harder than Boogieman in my opinion.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      DC604 (Jun 5, 2021 at 13:09)
       I’m an intermediate/blue-trail rider; can fairly comfortably ride John Deer... wanting to work my way up to easier blacks. If I wanted to ride Asian Adonis, what’s the top section of this trail like, from Baden Powell to the entrance of Asian? Some of the comments here have me a little anxious, like this is black-pushing-doubleblack trail, closer to Boogieman than John Deer so I don’t wanna get on something that’s outta my league... but would give Asian Adonis a go!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      devans (Jun 5, 2021 at 15:21)
       If you can ride John Deer, you can ride to Asian Adonis.
      Take Dickie - C-Buster - Adonis
      Enjoy I did it yesterday for a change from Severed Smile
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      DC604 (Jun 5, 2021 at 20:36)
       Awesome thanks Devans! Will probably make that my next ride - cheers
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      youtuber Severed D to C Buster - North Vancouver, BC
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      9:47 | 354 | Jan 29, 2021 , North Vancouver
      C-Buster to Bridal Path
      10:39 | 587 | Jun 5, 2020 , North Vancouver
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