2 miles
Distance
456 ft
Climb
-551 ft
Descent
00:15:37
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Hornby Island
    Hornby Island, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #31602 in Mountain Biking

This is the trail that connects the ferry terminal to fords cove. This is a god trail to take small children on. It is also a good trail for those interested in a good walk.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ford Cove to Shingle Spit bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -95 ft
  • Altitude min
    9 ft
  • Altitude max
    185 ft
  • Altitude start
    104 ft
  • Altitude end
    9 ft
  • Grade
    -0.91%
  • Grade max
    -32.801%
  • Grade min
    31.934%
  • Distance climb
    4,795 ft
  • Distance down
    5,069 ft
  • Distance flat
    572 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:34
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Status:
on Aug 6, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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 ford-cove-to-shingle-spit trailhead (49.497440, -124.668760)
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Ford Cove to... Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 6, 2018 @ 4:23pm
Aug 6, 2018
Danger tree leaning against maple tree, need attention. Also, two logs across trail.
Dec 10, 2017 @ 10:00am
Dec 10, 2017
Dec 5, 2017 @ 12:08pm
Dec 5, 2017
Some small and large trees down across trail
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Photos

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Aug 12, 2018 @ 3:10pm
Aug 12, 2018
Ford Cove to Shingle Spit
6 |
Aug 12, 2018 @ 3:09pm
Aug 12, 2018
Ford Cove to Shingle Spit
38 |
May 3, 2017 @ 8:27pm
May 3, 2017
Ford Cove to Shingle Spit

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag bproch (Aug 15, 2017 at 10:50)
 Great easy trail in grat shape. Pulled the double wide chariot. 6 stairs to carry the chariot. I wish we had the whole day to bike the whole island.
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