3,328 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-566 ft
Descent
00:06:30
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of John Deer Trail
  • nvantrails@gmail.com
    2010 - 2012
    Builder

John Deer Details

  • 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
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 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 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
    00:06:30
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Status:
on Mar 17, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.8 (51 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • 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 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
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      John Deer Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 7:08pm
      2 days
      All good, wetter at the top and dry at the bottom. Interesting mix! Rode the climbing trail and down. Clear the whole way.
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 6:47pm
      3 days
      All good from the Deer John rock roll down.
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 9:01am
      Mar 16, 2019
      Little bit of snow at the top, then its all clear after, lots of grippy dirt
      Mar 15, 2019 @ 1:19pm
      Mar 15, 2019
      reporter A couple patches of snow near junction with gsm. Dirt below
      Mar 8, 2019 @ 4:03pm
      Mar 8, 2019
      reporter Slushy & slippery, riding in these conditions won’t be kind to the trail, especially once there’s more traffic
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 107 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,375 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,001 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      31 |
      Mar 10, 2019 @ 7:17am
      Mar 10, 2019
      John Deer, Surrey
      30 |
      Mar 5, 2019 @ 9:47am
      Mar 5, 2019
      John Deer, Vancouver
      579 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:05am
      Feb 4, 2018
      John Deer, North Vancouver
      327 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:03am
      Feb 4, 2018
      John Deer, North Vancouver

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 6
      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.
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