324 ft
Distance
-99 ft
Descent
00:02:18
Avg time
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Empress Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1192 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #13625 in Trail Running
    • #14345 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    DNV/BC Parks

Consists of steep rock faces and loose dirt terrain. Short but contains high consequence natural terrain.

Access Info

Accessed from Bridle Path and finishes on Empress Bypass trail.

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More Stats for Empress mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -99 ft
  • Altitude min
    575 ft
  • Altitude max
    674 ft
  • Altitude start
    674 ft
  • Altitude end
    575 ft
  • Grade
    -30.651%
  • Grade max
    -37.061%
  • Grade min
    -26.359%
  • Distance down
    324 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:00
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Status:
on Jan 22, 2024
Icy
Avg: 4.45 (47 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Partial
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Empress Trail Reports

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      Jan 22, 2024 @ 1:15pm
      Jan 22, 2024
      Ice down the last section. You can’t see it until it’s too late
      Nov 5, 2023 @ 12:05pm
      Nov 5, 2023
      Aug 24, 2023 @ 9:18am
      Aug 24, 2023
      Jul 23, 2023 @ 3:37am
      Jul 23, 2023
      Jun 20, 2023 @ 11:55am
      Jun 20, 2023
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 164 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 15,349 rides
      • Last: Apr 23, 2024

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      849 |
      Sep 9, 2014 @ 4:46pm
      Sep 9, 2014
      922 |
      Apr 6, 2010 @ 8:09pm
      Apr 6, 2010
      873 |
      Sep 9, 2014 @ 4:47pm
      Sep 9, 2014
      245 |
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 12:21am
      Jun 1, 2020

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