3 miles
Distance
1,233 ft
Climb
-1,215 ft
Descent
00:39:31
Avg time
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Lakeview Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Buntzen Lake Recreation Area
    Anmore, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

Lakeview Trail is an old multi-use trail intended for Horses, Hiking and Mountain Biking. The trail can be ridden in both directions and begins with a fairly steep, technical, long and switchbacked climb starting from either trailhead. The trail is rough, rocky terrain and can lead to a few hike a bike climbs. You are rewarded with steep, switchbacked descents after the many climbs, and a beach at the North end of the lake.

Access Info

Access from Buntzen West Service Road and head North. Alternatively, head South from the suspension bridge on Buntzen Lake Trail to the Lakeview Trail trailhead. Or from Old Buntzen Lake Trail that begins on the North West side of McCombe Lake.

More Stats for Lakeview Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    18 ft
  • Altitude min
    504 ft
  • Altitude max
    887 ft
  • Altitude start
    504 ft
  • Altitude end
    521 ft
  • Grade
    0.131%
  • Grade max
    -57.995%
  • Grade min
    60.762%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    5,279 ft
  • Distance flat
    526 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:44:49
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to lakeview-trail-65252 trailhead (49.340560, -122.866140)
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Lakeview Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 15, 2018 @ 11:03am
Jul 15, 2018
Trail is rideable but beware of the loose rocks and thorny bushes protruding onto the trail. Tree from previous report has been cleared.
Oct 22, 2017 @ 7:24pm
Oct 22, 2017
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Oct 22, 2017 @ 9:23am
Oct 22, 2017
reporter Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Oct 22, 2017 @ 9:01am
Oct 22, 2017
reporter Couple trees down. BCH trail crew notified with trail reports.
Aug 27, 2017 @ 2:40pm
Aug 27, 2017
In some places scrubs are quite close, but overall a great trail, with very steep sections going up and down, this trail has everything you'll...
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Oct 22, 2017 @ 7:24pm
Oct 22, 2017
Lakeview Trail, Mission
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Oct 22, 2017 @ 9:24am
Oct 22, 2017
Lakeview Trail, Mission

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag rowanlewis (Jun 24, 2018 at 17:40)
 Personally I would only do this trail if I wanted to go to the south beach of buntzen which is awesome by the way. It definitely beats hiking or canoeing. That being said this trail is quite poorly maintained. You have sections where thorny bushes have invaded the trail and loose rocks that will make areas impossible to climb. Speaking of climbing, this trail has a lot of it and you will find yourself hiking up a lot of it. You got insanely steep lines with loose gravel and feature that only Danny macaskill could bunny hop over. After all these climbs the descents don't even really feel worth it. Sure, they are alright but they seem really short compared to all the time you just spent hiking your bike up the hill. Overall I would only recommend this trail to someone who enjoys their climbs more than their descents.
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