4,549 ft
Distance
212 ft
Climb
-354 ft
Descent
00:20:46
Avg time

Creeper Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    The Abyss / Extension Ridge
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #7604 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2018

Tight rocky single track at the base of a cliff. Weaves through huge boulders and passes through a rock tunnel. Has several caves and crevices that can be explored. The trails flows best from North to South but can be ridden in both directions.

Access Info

From the Extension Mainline forestry road at the 2km sign go 280 meters up the Extension spur road. The trail entrance is on the right and heads up towards the cliff.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Creeper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -142 ft
  • Altitude min
    444 ft
  • Altitude max
    629 ft
  • Altitude start
    586 ft
  • Altitude end
    444 ft
  • Grade
    -3.13%
  • Grade max
    -42.754%
  • Grade min
    31.649%
  • Distance climb
    1,637 ft
  • Distance down
    2,646 ft
  • Distance flat
    266 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:46
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Status:
on Sep 29, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.75 (4 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
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 creeper-137340 trailhead (49.113290, -123.964110)
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      Creeper Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 8:00pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      Bear poop on the trail made for a slippery spot but the rest is in great shape.
      Aug 29, 2019 @ 5:27pm
      Aug 29, 2019
      reporter
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 4:45pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      reporter
      Jul 9, 2019 @ 7:53am
      Jul 9, 2019
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 10:24pm
      Jul 1, 2019
      In great shape right now. 99% of people will recommend it to their friends.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 94 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 18 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      37 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 9:56pm
      Jul 1, 2019
      47 |
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 10:23pm
      Jun 19, 2019
      70 |
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 2:03pm
      Apr 13, 2019
      69 |
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 2:03pm
      Apr 13, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Ride Nanaimo - 24hrs
      117 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • - 1
      flag JoeBC (Jun 21, 2019 at 16:04)
       Friends don’t let friends ride Creeper.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag allan2002 (Jun 27, 2019 at 20:56)
       Sorry to hear that you don't like Creeper. It looks like most of your rides are on South Benson DH trails. Were you looking for a DH trail and ended up on a technical trail by mistake?
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag glfmkg CTSS (Aug 29, 2019 at 20:48)
       Fantastic Trail! probably best trail in Nanaimo!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag neto (Oct 6, 2019 at 7:41)
       Trail building at its best. A must see if you ride Nanaimo
      [Reply]

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