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 Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #3 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #473 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 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 Dec 12, 2018
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
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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
Directions to expresso trailhead (49.358820, -123.052240)
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Expresso Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 12, 2018 @ 10:17am
21 hours
Dec 9, 2018 @ 1:02pm
Dec 9, 2018
Fun! Eroded in spots but still holding up well!
Nov 27, 2018 @ 10:20pm
Nov 27, 2018
Tree down across trail just before rock drop.
Nov 27, 2018 @ 10:20pm
Nov 27, 2018
Tree down across trail just before rock drop. Will need a saw or a few people to move.
Nov 23, 2018 @ 1:36pm
Nov 23, 2018
reporter rode it yesterday, pretty sweet
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Photos

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95 |
Sep 19, 2018 @ 5:11pm
Sep 19, 2018
Expresso, Invermere
89 |
Sep 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
Sep 9, 2018
Expresso, New Westminster
50 |
Sep 9, 2018 @ 5:15pm
Sep 9, 2018
Expresso, New Westminster
942 |
Jul 17, 2014 @ 5:39pm
Jul 17, 2014
Expresso, Vancouver

4 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
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]
  • + 0
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
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