1,243 ft
Distance
-125 ft
Descent
00:04:11
Avg time
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King of the Shore Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #350 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1293 in Trail Running
    • #2361 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

Another older trail with some bridging again mostly for making the trail easier. This trail can also be ridden up.

Access Info

Accessed from the water tower, it ends on Lower Griffon.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for King of the Shore bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -125 ft
  • Altitude min
    990 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,114 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,114 ft
  • Altitude end
    991 ft
  • Grade
    -10%
  • Grade max
    -19.2%
  • Grade min
    -2.6%
  • Distance down
    1,243 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:19
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Status:
on Oct 2, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3.45 (28 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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      King of the Shore Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 40 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 3,307 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10,626 rides
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      Photos

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      65 |
      Mar 1, 2021 @ 6:50pm
      Mar 1, 2021
      94 |
      May 20, 2020 @ 7:07pm
      May 20, 2020
      103 |
      May 20, 2020 @ 7:07pm
      May 20, 2020
      115 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 8:44pm
      Jun 12, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      Angel's Route
      3 miles
      Fromme Quickie East
      4 miles
      East Side Fromme
      8 miles
      Griffen- KotS - Roadside Attraction - Bobsled
      3 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      adove (Oct 27, 2014 at 10:39)
       A good amount of work was done on October 26th by the Lynn Valley Bikes/NSMBA TAP volunteers at the bottom intersection with Lower Griffen. Very nice for climbing now!
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      King of the Shore & the MEC Grant
      1959 | Sep 19, 2011 , North Vancouver
      King of the shore fromme
      2:05 | 236 | Aug 2, 2020 , North Vancouver
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