3,328 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-566 ft
Descent
00:06:38
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of John Deer Trail

John Deer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    JD Red Truck
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #31 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    CMHC

Jan 2017: extensive rebuilding to much of the trail in 2016. Fast flowy singletrack roughly following an old skidder road. A blue trail with black options. Not wet weather friendly.

Access Info

Accessed where John Deer it crosses Good Sir Martin or via Upper John Deer, just before the top of the main downhill section of Severed

Local Trail Association
More Stats for John Deer mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -551 ft
  • Altitude min
    722 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,274 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,274 ft
  • Altitude end
    722 ft
  • Grade
    -16.559%
  • Grade max
    -38.425%
  • Grade min
    13.22%
  • Distance climb
    153 ft
  • Distance down
    3,176 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:39
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Status:
on May 23, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (70 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      John Deer Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 23, 2020 @ 12:37pm
      2 days
      *Chef's kiss* Perfect.
      May 21, 2020 @ 2:50pm
      May 21, 2020
      reporter
      May 20, 2020 @ 3:47pm
      May 20, 2020
      Ideal conditions after light rain
      May 19, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      May 19, 2020
      Little soft but super fun
      May 16, 2020 @ 8:08am
      May 16, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 145 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2,275 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,001 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      2 |
      May 24, 2020 @ 3:22pm
      16 hours
      917 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Feb 4, 2018
      1,000 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Feb 4, 2018
      552 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:03am
      Feb 4, 2018

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      Trail Events

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 7
      flag leelau Plus (May 4, 2016 at 21:16)
       Originally built by Bryce Borlick in 2011 www.pinkbike.com/video/434491

      Ridden respectfully and mainly in the dry for 4 glorious years. Shut down in 2014-5. Re-opened and given new life by Martin & Penny.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag jjanetka (Jul 18, 2019 at 2:03)
       Everyone I take down this likes it alot.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag gregmowat (Nov 23, 2019 at 14:51)
       Not wet weather friendly, maybe in the past but not now. Just finished great run in light rain..
      [Reply]

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