3,330 ft
Distance
-536 ft
Descent
00:07:17
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of John Deer Trail
  • BC Bike Race
    BC Bike Race

    2018
    Sponsor
  • nvantrails@gmail.com
    2010 - 2012
    Builder

John Deer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    JD Red Truck
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #22 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #2081 in Trail Running
    • #4024 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    CMHC

Fast flowy singletrack with lots of berms and a few small jumps. Optional black features. Please stay away when the ground is saturated.

The trail is downhill only for mountain bikers. Do not ride uphill.

Access Info

Accessed half way up Good Sir Martin where it crosses John Deer or also "Blue" access from Power Line Access/ via Upper Severed, Dickie, Severed D, Upper John Deer

Local Trail Association
More Stats for John Deer mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -537 ft
  • Altitude min
    734 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,271 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,271 ft
  • Altitude end
    735 ft
  • Grade
    -16.1%
  • Grade max
    -56.3%
  • Grade min
    -0.6%
  • Distance down
    3,228 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:27
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Status:
on Jun 20, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.7 (96 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      John Deer Trail Reports

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      Jun 20, 2022 @ 4:17pm
      Jun 20, 2022
      Jun 14, 2022 @ 8:28am
      Jun 14, 2022
      reporter
      Jun 11, 2022 @ 6:37pm
      Jun 11, 2022
      Found a pair of glasses when I crashed before the bridge. Left it at the sign at the exit.
      Jun 11, 2022 @ 4:13pm
      Jun 11, 2022
      Jun 10, 2022 @ 4:28pm
      Jun 10, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 131 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 4,118 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 31,556 rides
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      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:05am
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      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:03am
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      Trail Events

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 7
      leelau (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
      jjanetka (Jul 18, 2019 at 2:03)
       Everyone I take down this likes it alot.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      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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