2,586 ft
Distance
336 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:10:20
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of D'Yer Mak'er Trail

D'Yer Mak'er Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #3563
  • Year Opened
    2016

After traversing Ramble On, you hit the wall of roots on the nasty ol' skidder road. Turn left and grunt your way up, up, up. Follow the signposts and zig zag your way to the last cruisy pitch which leads to the gravel road, spitting you out below Executioner. Thanks to the efforts of Arc'teryx & MEC, the top connection was completed in the spring of 2016, connecting the original sections of the St. Mary's climber started by the DNV Trail Crew in 2010.
Work on the skidder has already started and will continue in 2016 thanks to TAP adopter Knight Piésold to lessen grade where possible. Until then, if you don't make 'er, you'll die tryin'!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for D'Yer Mak'er mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    328 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,926 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,254 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,926 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,254 ft
  • Grade
    12.665%
  • Grade max
    -7.244%
  • Grade min
    30.139%
  • Distance climb
    2,402 ft
  • Distance down
    184 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:20
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2018
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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D'Yer Mak'er Trail Reports

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Sep 23, 2018 @ 1:21pm
11 hours
Starting to get real muddy, think I’ll take the advice to avoid riding this in the rain, to help keep the trail in decent condition.
Sep 16, 2018 @ 5:45pm
Sep 16, 2018
Some of the newer trail work is getting very muddy and soft, probably a good bet to avoid riding this in the rain
Aug 19, 2018 @ 7:44am
Aug 19, 2018
Aug 18, 2018 @ 8:09am
Aug 18, 2018
Aug 17, 2018 @ 9:14am
Aug 17, 2018
reporter the skid road section is actually a lot better than it was, it seems like it has been smoothed out and filled in. What i use to push up I now feel...
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D'Yer Mak'er, My City
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D'Yer Mak'er, My City
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Jun 10, 2017 @ 6:43pm
Jun 10, 2017
D'Yer Mak'er, Vancouver

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8 Reviews & Comments

  • + 5
flag leelau Plus (Jun 4, 2016 at 20:17)
 A note to uphill climbers that a large chunk of this trail was used as a downhill route in the past and will likely be used by downhillers in the future. Keep your heads up going both ways
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  • - 4
flag Arzt506 (Jun 4, 2018 at 19:22) (Below Threshold) show comment
 Bud - this is an uphill only trail. Do you ever post anything without an agenda against the trailbuolding efforts of the nsmba? Never met you but you seem a bit obsessive and paranoid.
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  • + 4
flag leelau Plus (Jun 4, 2018 at 20:23)
 Do you know the history of this trail? Ie that this was a downhill trail? I've never met you but you seem to read things the wrong way.
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  • - 4
flag Arzt506 (Jun 4, 2018 at 22:10) (Below Threshold) show comment
 Sure. Doesn’t matter to me dude. I’m just saying it’s a great effort they did to turn this into a climbing trail. It is seriously kickass and a great xc climb option on fromme. Nobody cares that it used to be a DH trail - there are millions of better ones. People don’t ride this down anymore so your comment just seems like you’re tryig to undermine the work to turn this into a climb trail.
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  • + 4
flag leelau Plus (Jun 4, 2018 at 23:21)
 Your opinion is irrelevant and you don't know what you're talking about. You're either Podo or a trained seal or some one else who drank a lot of koolaid. People ride down this trail whatever you think
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  • - 4
flag Arzt506 (Jun 5, 2018 at 16:36) (Below Threshold) show comment
 Bro. Chill with your fake accounts downvoting my comments and upvoting yours. It’s just a trail. Don’t get all agro because you can’t clean it up hill in less than an hour.

Chill brother. We’re just riding bikes.
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  • + 2
flag leelau Plus (Jun 21, 2018 at 17:25)
 Rode it again to remind myself how not to route an uphill. Lots to learn from other people's mistakes
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