5,098 ft
Distance
-1,440 ft
Descent
00:30:57
Avg time

Grin and Holler Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    June-Oct
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #50643 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31903 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

*Trail has seen significant improvements, and re-routes*
Ride at your own risk.


The trail has blowdown, failed wood features, and drainage issues.

Historic description.
Steep technical trail with a fair amount of ladder bridges and steep sections with lots of roots. Grin and Holler was buffed top to bottom in 2011, 100% volunteer effort.

Access Info

Take the Garabaldi park gravel road past the 2nd switchback where you will find a parking area on the left of the road 100m past the switchback. Ride down the doubletrack trail from there about 450m and you will see the trail on your left.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Grin and Holler mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,440 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,549 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,989 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,989 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,549 ft
  • Grade
    -28.2%
  • Grade max
    -88.2%
  • Grade min
    1%
  • Distance down
    4,997 ft
  • Distance flat
    102 ft
  • Avg time
    00:30:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:14
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Status:
on May 2, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3.75 (16 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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      Grin and Holler Trail Reports

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      May 2, 2022 @ 9:12pm
      May 2, 2022
      Several trees down including one at neck height in the chute after the wood roll. Hand saw would take care of them. Exercise caution as they come...
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 9:16am
      Nov 9, 2021
      Would love to volunteer some hours to get er back to her glory days. Im no carpenter though, and thats what needs the most work. Let me know if I...
      Aug 31, 2021 @ 11:32am
      Aug 31, 2021
      Rooty and raw! Trail definitely has seen better days, most of the wood work at the top section needs replacement or fixing up as its getting worn...
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 11:48am
      Jul 31, 2021
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 11:47am
      Jul 31, 2021
      I cleared all the trees off the trail yesterday.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 144 rides
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      Nov 13, 2016 @ 4:05pm
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      Nov 13, 2016 @ 4:04pm
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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Mikemclean87 (May 15, 2018 at 13:20)
       Dunn nfdrkkfkoxjiixba
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      • + 1
      Nonsmoker (Jan 2, 2021 at 20:35)
       I have ridden this trail more than a few times over the years, but have not ridden it in a while now. Sorry to see reports of it falling apart. I remember the first couple of times I rode it, it blew my mind. What great work.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      kyleluvsdh (Feb 12, 2021 at 1:59)
       \m/ Gnarpoleon Dynamite \m/
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      • + 0
      conrad1 (Aug 1, 2021 at 12:18)
       Lots of new features and improvements has gone into this trail over the last 4 months, it’s a must ride if your in the area and a skilled rider.
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