1,047 ft
Distance
-231 ft
Descent
00:05:55
Avg time

Cortes Planks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #14629 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Ladder bridges galore up top, 2 sizable gaps down low

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Cortes Planks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -231 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,466 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,698 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,698 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,466 ft
  • Grade
    -22.109%
  • Grade max
    -67.413%
  • Grade min
    -0.305%
  • Distance down
    968 ft
  • Distance flat
    78 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:29:53
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.15 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to cortes-planks trailhead (49.746960, -123.074550)
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      Cortes Planks Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 31, 2019 @ 5:31pm
      Jul 31, 2019
      reporter Tune up of trail. Unfortunately had to shorten one of the skinnies due to rot. Sorca trail crew.
      Jul 2, 2019 @ 12:46pm
      Jul 2, 2019
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 5:22pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      reporter Still some boards missing on skinny, still rideable.
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 6:36pm
      Jun 9, 2019
      On the first skinny there are a lot of boards missing and nails sticking out. As well as this, the tree which the boards sit on is rotting and the...
      May 28, 2019 @ 10:31pm
      May 28, 2019
      A loose plank that's missing a nail on the first skinny - nothing a hammer and new nail won't fix.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 3 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 268 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 357 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      52 |
      Jul 17, 2019 @ 7:49am
      Jul 17, 2019
      25 |
      May 23, 2019 @ 8:25pm
      May 23, 2019
      27 |
      May 23, 2019 @ 8:25pm
      May 23, 2019
      442 |
      Mar 12, 2016 @ 12:44pm
      Mar 12, 2016

      Routes with this trail

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      Hot On Your Heels 2015 race
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      Hot On Your Heels 2016 race
      14 miles

      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Cherylg (May 18, 2018 at 14:30)
       Hhhttt
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag arennick (Jul 20, 2019 at 21:14)
       love this shit!
      [Reply]

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