4,170 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-702 ft
Descent
00:09:48
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Expresso Trail

Expresso Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Espresso
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (11 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #3 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #473 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Grouse (top 150m) + District of North Vancouver

Thanks to a huge community effort over the span of 4 years led by Digger & the NSMBA, MEC & nsmb.com Expresso now represents a new era of North Shore flow. A golden ribbon of dirt filled with bermed corners from top to bottom, both intermediate and expert riders alike will enjoy the trail with optional tables, roll downs and of course, the big smooth rock ride. Some mandatory woodwork will put this into the category of a black diamond trail for most riders but hey, this is the Shore and is a blue as far as locals are concerned.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Expresso bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -697 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,289 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,986 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,986 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,289 ft
  • Grade
    -16.708%
  • Grade max
    -32.442%
  • Grade min
    9.241%
  • Distance climb
    98 ft
  • Distance down
    3,998 ft
  • Distance flat
    75 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:48
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Status:
on Jan 15, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.55 (130 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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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 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
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      Expresso Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 3:09pm
      7 hours
      its perfect! nice and tacky!
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 2:44pm
      2 days
      Mint. Some nice touch ups. Perfect for winter!
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 11:07am
      Jan 12, 2019
      Unreal conditions. Crazy for this time of year. #HeroDirt
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 9:37am
      Jan 6, 2019
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 2:32pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      Snow at the top. All rideable, wood is fine. All clear from the up and over. Trail is a bit washed out but riding well.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 68 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2,210 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,206 rides
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      Photos

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      111 |
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 5:11pm
      Sep 19, 2018
      Expresso, Invermere
      101 |
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      Expresso, New Westminster
      57 |
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      Expresso, New Westminster
      966 |
      Jul 17, 2014 @ 5:39pm
      Jul 17, 2014
      Expresso, Vancouver

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag Ledski (Aug 16, 2017 at 19:27)
       Fun mostly flow downhill with optional built up features.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag Ledski (Aug 16, 2017 at 19:27)
       Pretty soft black as far as I'm concerned.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag JacksonThack (Sep 3, 2018 at 10:00)
       Awesome trail. Best bet for intermediate riders looking to explore higher up the mountain
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag crashelman (Sep 14, 2018 at 11:27)
       Great trail with good flow for the shore
      [Reply]

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