1 miles
Distance
26 ft
Climb
-966 ft
Descent
00:16:06
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gecko Trail
  • Ryder

Gecko Details

  • Riding Area
    Forbidden Plateau
    Cumberland, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Feb - Dec.
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #19318 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Recent logging activities in area. Trails may not be fully rideable and may differ from route on trailforks. Please ride with caution.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Gecko bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -940 ft
  • Altitude min
    821 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,761 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,761 ft
  • Altitude end
    821 ft
  • Grade
    -12.408%
  • Grade max
    -47.664%
  • Grade min
    5.039%
  • Distance climb
    715 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    114 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:06
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Status:
on Jul 1, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.9 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to gecko trailhead (49.655680, -125.141740)
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      Gecko Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:56am
      Jul 1, 2018
      Trail is clear and rideable, should be changed from closed to open? Near bottom it crosses a new logging road twice, but nothing blocking trail.
      Mar 25, 2018 @ 12:03pm
      Mar 25, 2018
      Trail is clear of snow!
      Dec 26, 2017 @ 12:53pm
      Dec 26, 2017
      Snowy but rideable
      Jun 3, 2017 @ 6:16pm
      Jun 3, 2017
      Drier than tacky. Still riding really well.
      May 7, 2017 @ 7:09am
      May 7, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 141 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      263 |
      Mar 29, 2016 @ 9:12am
      Mar 29, 2016
      Gecko, Cumberland
      272 |
      Apr 25, 2010 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 25, 2010
      Gecko, Courtenay
      277 |
      Apr 25, 2010 @ 4:55pm
      Apr 25, 2010
      Gecko, Courtenay
      180 |
      Dec 7, 2008 @ 9:16pm
      Dec 7, 2008
      Gecko, Comox

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