1,473 ft
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-226 ft
Descent
00:01:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Empress Bypass Trail

Empress Bypass Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #82 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #179 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    BC Parks

Wide path built in 2005 as a collaboration with the NSMBA, DNV and BC Parks. This trail connects the Bridle Path to Old Buck. It is a multi-use trail that can be ridden up or down and used as the main exit to the trail network or entrance for a ride up into the network.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Empress Bypass bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -223 ft
  • Altitude min
    425 ft
  • Altitude max
    651 ft
  • Altitude start
    651 ft
  • Altitude end
    427 ft
  • Grade
    -15.17%
  • Grade max
    -173.664%
  • Grade min
    4.759%
  • Distance climb
    88 ft
  • Distance down
    1,384 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:44
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.3 (41 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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

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

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to empress-bypass trailhead (49.325480, -122.976370)
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      Empress Bypass Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Jan 16, 2019
      Closed for trail maintenance
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 11:20am
      Jan 13, 2019
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 2:09pm
      Dec 30, 2018
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 4:11pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 2:38pm
      Dec 10, 2018
      reporter
      Cleared fallen tree from corner. Other hazard trees in he area will be cleared by trail crew as part of aMTB work.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,726 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 16,762 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      25 |
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 8:53am
      Jul 24, 2018
      Empress Bypass, Vancouver
      16 |
      May 6, 2018 @ 6:09pm
      May 6, 2018
      Empress Bypass, North Vancouver
      233 |
      Jan 26, 2016 @ 12:08pm
      Jan 26, 2016
      Empress Bypass, North Vancouver
      224 |
      Jun 14, 2014 @ 12:52am
      Jun 14, 2014
      Empress Bypass, North Vancouver

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag JacksonThack (Sep 9, 2018 at 12:24)
       This is very challenging for a blue trail. It’s steep in sections and full of rock berms and rock gardens. Lots of fun for an intermediate rider!
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