4,272 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-658 ft
Descent
00:21:39
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of CBC Trail
  • past supporters

  • Stuart Kerr
    2012
    Sponsor

CBC Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (5 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Log Ride, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Other
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1114 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3654 in Trail Running
    • #41 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Metro Vancouver

Approach this trail with caution.

There has been no maintenance on this trail in several years-the only work this trail has seen is by Metro Vancouver to remove expired structures. Much of the trail bed is severely eroded, suffers from significant drainage issues (some sections are a creek bed in the wet) and much of the aged armouring is blown out and strewn throughout the trail. Much of the trail is in a severe state of neglect and is a former shadow of the the crown jewel it once was. However, it can still be ridden although a DH bike would be the recommended.

This trail still sees winter closures which has little of the original intention to protect the trail from impact.

Access Info

Park at P1 in BC Parks, ride down the road to the trail access at the radio tower roads. The trail starts at the corner of the two radio tower gravel roads.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for CBC mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -651 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,078 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,740 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,729 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,078 ft
  • Grade
    -15.244%
  • Grade max
    -36.526%
  • Grade min
    11.614%
  • Distance climb
    93 ft
  • Distance down
    4,124 ft
  • Distance flat
    55 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:39
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:23
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Status:
on Sep 11, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.7 (94 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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      CBC Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 11, 2021 @ 8:15am
      Sep 11, 2021
      Still says closed at the trail head :(
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 1:01pm
      Jul 28, 2021
      CBC is currently closed and being worked on by metro Vancouver
      Jul 19, 2021 @ 2:16pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      Trail section braided (multiple alt lines) please stay on the proper trail if you can’t ride it, walk it. Also there are a couple loose boulders...
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 9:27am
      Jul 18, 2021
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 1:32pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      Very loose, be careful!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 220 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 1,486 rides
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      16 Reviews & Comments

      • + 3
      magnetmedia (Mar 31, 2015 at 11:59)
       Any chance of seeing an early opening of CBC due to the mild winter? *wishful thinking*
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      DeVinci3383 (Apr 17, 2015 at 10:56)
       Open now - lots of riders on the trail last night. In good shape for this time of year, although I had not been on it in 2 years so my take may be a bit off...
      [Reply]
      • + 15
      T-ROB (Jul 20, 2016 at 22:24)
       Prime example of a classic northshore trail being destroyed by passive decommissioning. The trail isn't being closed outright but since no one is allowed to work on it the features are rotting away one at a time and erosion will soon make this unrideable.

      This is being done by metro vancouver and they are doing it this way because they know there will be outcry if they close it outright so instead they just don't let anyone work on it. Same plan as Ned's
      [Reply]
      • + 8
      blackfly (Jul 22, 2018 at 16:40)
       This trail is absolutely embarrassing; look at all the work that originally went into it simply to allow it to die because of "risk management". Makes me wonder if the same mentality will go into "prime crash intersections" and they get decommissioned too. So sad to see this once gem turn into what it has...simply due to liability concerns. Neds is just as bad...they went so far as to cut out simple jumps only 2 feet high....

      Tax dollars at work indeed.
      [Reply]
      • + 5
      nbilal (Jul 15, 2018 at 21:54)
       Amazing trail but needs some love! Too bad is not being maintained..
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      supercoolchar (Nov 24, 2019 at 18:06)
       Such a fun rip!
      I love all that janky jank. ????
      This trail gets a bad rep but I love how the tech flows.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      bboyshredder (Mar 20, 2020 at 8:27)
       Awesome trail very cool wood work some sections need some work but other then that its a very gnarly and fun trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      northshorenewb (Aug 24, 2020 at 14:59)
       Took a chance on this trail over the weekend. What a disappointment. You can tell the trail used to be amazing. Trail is heavily eroded and you can tell no work has been put in in years. Waste of time if you ask me. Many other better trails on the mountain to explore
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      TekNullIOG (Sep 18, 2020 at 12:03)
       It’s been reworked a lot in August 2020. Really fun. I never rode it previously but none of the comments from above seemed to apply anymore. Looked well maintained and was a blast to ride on my Enduro. Also the most gorgeous trail on Seymour.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Dwarfmarine (Oct 26, 2020 at 11:01)
       Early snowfall has left the majority of CBC with a building of ice.
      Woodwork is especially icy (1-1.5” layer of solid ice)

      Higher rock/root sections very slick with ice also.

      Loam/mud sections remain rideable.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      volvoluvin (Nov 7, 2020 at 13:40)
       I haven’t ridden CBC in close to 15 years. I was worried based on the comments that it would be unrideable. While not in its once pristine condition, it was completely rideable. Some recent work has clearly been done, but beware that it’sa but more narley than it once was. But I would 100% ride it again tomorrow.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      octet (Nov 22, 2020 at 20:32)
       Bit of snow on the top, wet everywhere.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      travswim (Nov 23, 2021 at 9:55)
       Is it open yet?
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      liamdubs (May 14, 2021 at 17:08)
       The trail is running great. The description is not up to date at all, this is perfectly rideable on a trail bike. Go up there and check it out!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Lunar (May 17, 2021 at 14:40)
       Lost Dog on this trail. Name is Chase. Border collie. May 17th at 1:30 last sighting. Call (77Cool 938-8279
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Emms335 (May 23, 2021 at 16:53)
       Super janky and unkept with some really sketchy features. Millennial log is in great shape and perfect to ride.
      [Reply]

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