2 miles
Distance
-469 ft
Descent
00:14:58
Avg time

Locomotion Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    HammerFest
    Parksville, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #4714 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking

Fun and flowy alternate trail for climbing or descending. The upper sections are more challenging with the lower sections easier and smoother.

Access Info

Bottom portions can be accessed from Dem Bones just before first road crossing on Dem Bones. Upper trail head is connected to the gravel/dirt road under the powerlines ROW.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Locomotion mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -471 ft
  • Altitude min
    482 ft
  • Altitude max
    953 ft
  • Altitude start
    953 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
  • Grade
    -5.3%
  • Grade max
    -22.2%
  • Grade min
    1.8%
  • Distance climb
    289 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    545 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:48
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Status:
on Apr 30, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (16 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to locomotion-26383 trailhead (49.239490, -124.386410)
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      Locomotion Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 30, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Apr 30, 2020
      reporter
      Apr 23, 2020 @ 1:35pm
      Apr 23, 2020
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 9:53am
      Apr 19, 2020
      Jan 5, 2020 @ 2:35pm
      Jan 5, 2020
      Medium size tree down before where outback, locomotion, and Jughead cross.
      Dec 1, 2019 @ 7:39am
      Dec 1, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 158 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 782 rides
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      Photos

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      25 |
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:13am
      Jul 12, 2019
      32 |
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 5:32pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      109 |
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 3:14pm
      Dec 16, 2017
      108 |
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 3:11pm
      Dec 16, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Hammerfest 2020 XC Main Course race
      5 miles
      2017 Island Cup Hammerfest Enduro race
      17 miles
      Hammerfest XC 2019 race
      5 miles
      2017 HammerFest XC Race race
      5 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Arganac (Aug 27, 2017 at 13:20)
       Super smooth and flowy climb with very little technical.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag VancouverIsland (Jun 16, 2019 at 17:30)
       Like the other guy said, very flowy trail with few technical parts or features. Besides a two and half foot dropp off that you can bypass, is a relativly easy trail down.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag rapid-roy ACC (Jun 18, 2019 at 9:12)
       Got that right! A favorite, up or down, at HammerFest!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag JaymePoplar (Apr 21, 2020 at 15:24)
       Huge fist bumps and high fives to whoever been making fun stuff on Loco.
      [Reply]

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      160819 Locomotion
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