1,244 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-160 ft
Descent
00:22:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of King of the Shore Trail
  • Race Face
    Race Face

    since 2017
  • Sean Gerke
    since 2013
    Builder
  • past supporters

King of the Shore Details

  • 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
    #566 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #178 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 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
  • Altitude change
    -151 ft
  • Altitude min
    967 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,118 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,118 ft
  • Altitude end
    967 ft
  • Grade
    -12.162%
  • Grade max
    -35.004%
  • Grade min
    4.621%
  • Distance climb
    92 ft
  • Distance down
    1,052 ft
  • Distance flat
    100 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:28
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Status:
on Mar 19, 2019
Variable
Avg: 3.5 (24 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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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
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  • 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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      King of the Shore Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 19, 2019 @ 6:31pm
      Mar 19, 2019
      One patch of ice/snow but it’s very small and manageable.
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 3:22pm
      Mar 16, 2019
      Bottom half totally rideable then BOOM, top half covered in snow and unclimbable.
      Feb 10, 2019 @ 10:29am
      Feb 10, 2019
      A few icy patches to watch out for.
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 2:46pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 2:02pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Nice right now.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 476 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 6,522 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      4 |
      Mar 16, 2019 @ 5:19pm
      Mar 16, 2019
      King of the Shore, My City
      18 |
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 11:13pm
      Feb 14, 2019
      King of the Shore, Vancouver
      31 |
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 8:44pm
      Jun 12, 2018
      King of the Shore, Calgary
      31 |
      May 7, 2018 @ 10:34am
      May 7, 2018
      King of the Shore, North Vancouver

      Routes with this trail

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      Fromme All Trails 2018
      45 miles
      PHMB-NV-INT-DAY-1
      6 miles
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      4 miles
      Two Mountains in A Day
      27 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag 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
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