3,363 ft
Distance
13 ft
Climb
-552 ft
Descent
2,574 ft
High Point

Glen Ryder Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Sumas Mountain
    Abbotsford, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

This hiking trail was built originally by Glen Ryder, a local naturalist. He passed in 2013 and this trail is named in his honor.

It has now been re-opened to be a MTB Blue trail with no built features, just single track. Be aware of hikers coming up the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Glen Ryder Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -538 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,036 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,574 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,037 ft
  • Grade
    -15.991%
  • Grade max
    -36.134%
  • Grade min
    13.31%
  • Distance climb
    173 ft
  • Distance down
    3,175 ft
  • Distance flat
    15 ft
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Status:
on Sep 11, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to glen-ryder-trail trailhead (49.105111, -122.143013)
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Glen Ryder Trail Trail Reports

datedescription
Sep 11, 2018 @ 10:07am
Sep 11, 2018
Fire season is open, Sumas Mountain is re-opened!
Aug 10, 2018 @ 2:06pm
Aug 10, 2018
reporter CLOSED DUE TO EXTREME FIRE HAZARD
Aug 10, 2018 @ 2:05pm
Aug 10, 2018
reporter
Aug 7, 2018 @ 8:21am
Aug 7, 2018
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag dougmossey FVMBA (Sep 16, 2018 at 13:51)
 Glenn Ryder was an amazing man, naturalist and artist. He was from Aldergrove, to boot!
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  • + 0
flag cfriesen (Oct 2, 2018 at 9:35)
 Hey Doug. Was this trail originally called Teklen Rider Trail? I named it Megatron here on Trailforks because I couldn’t find any other name for this trail. So I just made something up
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  • + 0
flag cfriesen (Oct 2, 2018 at 9:36)
 “Glen Ryder”
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