1,656 ft
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-216 ft
Descent
00:02:52
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Crinkum Crankum Trail
  • Peter Morin
    since 2012
    Builder
  • past supporters

Crinkum Crankum Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #42
  • Land Manager
    Greater Vancouver Regional Dictrict

Crinkum Crankum starts with a series of tight technical switch backs, then descends a number of steep and often slippery ramps. Thanks to Ol' Man Pete, there is a right bypass around the ramps. Turn right after the log ride and a quick left before the road will get you into the final descent of Kirkford.

Access Info

This trail is normally done as a continuation of Leopard and Kirkford, though it's start can be accessed from a short joiner trail that comes off Mountain Hwy at the third main switchback corner from the turnaround gate.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Crinkum Crankum mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -204 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,647 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,851 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,851 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,647 ft
  • Grade
    -12.326%
  • Grade max
    -32.717%
  • Grade min
    12.747%
  • Distance climb
    52 ft
  • Distance down
    1,471 ft
  • Distance flat
    133 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:52
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2017
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Avg: 4.05 (45 votes)

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Crinkum Crankum Trail Reports

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Nov 11, 2017 @ 11:56am
Nov 11, 2017
All good. Seasonal conditions.
Nov 1, 2017 @ 7:46pm
Nov 1, 2017
reporter No water sitting on trail. Berms are all packed, smooth and fast! Wood was a little slick on the end ramps.
Oct 22, 2017 @ 8:02pm
Oct 22, 2017
The berms are holding up nicely. No ruts. Long ramp is slippery as expected. Very little standing water.
Oct 20, 2017 @ 10:41am
Oct 20, 2017
Oct 2, 2017 @ 7:37pm
Oct 2, 2017
reporter All good
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Jan 7, 2017 @ 6:20pm
Jan 7, 2017
Crinkum Crankum, Vancouver

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