1,450 ft
Distance
37 ft
Climb
-103 ft
Descent
00:02:57
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Griffen Trail

Lower Griffen Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #169 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #177 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

2 way trail. Easy down for a rider with a little experience, a couple of roots that might trip up complete beginners. Intermediate climb, quite easy in dry conditions.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Griffen bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -66 ft
  • Altitude min
    901 ft
  • Altitude max
    996 ft
  • Altitude start
    967 ft
  • Altitude end
    901 ft
  • Grade
    -4.572%
  • Grade max
    -28.19%
  • Grade min
    19.239%
  • Distance climb
    572 ft
  • Distance down
    878 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:28
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2019
Wet
Avg: 3.7 (39 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
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
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      Lower Griffen Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 59 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,789 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 8,497 rides
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      Photos

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      331 |
      Nov 14, 2015 @ 8:15pm
      Nov 14, 2015
      250 |
      May 11, 2015 @ 11:24pm
      May 11, 2015
      617 |
      Jan 18, 2015 @ 11:58am
      Jan 18, 2015
      490 |
      Oct 6, 2014 @ 9:13pm
      Oct 6, 2014
      | 2 comments

      Routes with this trail

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      8 miles
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      3 miles
      PHMB-NV-ADV-DAY-1
      4 miles
      PHMB-NV-INT-DAY-2
      3 miles

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