3,155 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-640 ft
Descent
00:08:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Oilcan Trail

Lower Oilcan Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Oilcan
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #460
  • Land Manager
    Grouse (top20m) + District of North Vancouver

All mountain trail that meanders back and forth, at times pedally. Some technical bits and steeper sections will challenge the intermediate rider. Trail abruptly ends at a t-junction on the BP after a steep fall line chute. Turn left then head down Skid Rd for a rubble fest that will take you to Skid Road Reroute offering an option to climb sections of No Quarter or continue to Lower Dreamweaver by descending further down Skid Rd and hanging a left.

Access Info

Accessed off Mountain Hwy and exits on the Baden Powell.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Oilcan mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -638 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,434 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,072 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,434 ft
  • Grade
    -20.204%
  • Grade max
    -33.9%
  • Grade min
    4.029%
  • Distance climb
    50 ft
  • Distance down
    3,084 ft
  • Distance flat
    21 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:59
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Status:
on Nov 8, 2017
Icey
Avg: 3.85 (31 votes)

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Lower Oilcan Trail Reports

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Nov 8, 2017 @ 8:26am
Nov 8, 2017
Crunchy ice crystals on some of the berms but generally nice and dry. Overall great condition!
Oct 29, 2017 @ 12:35pm
Oct 29, 2017
Oct 28, 2017 @ 2:13pm
Oct 28, 2017
The tranny for the optional gap/drop is very muddy and rutted up.
Sep 29, 2017 @ 1:52pm
Sep 29, 2017
Running well
Sep 20, 2017 @ 5:11pm
Sep 20, 2017
Trail is in great shape, has been raked top to bottom, thanks! Some new dirt work fixing up several corners as well.
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Aug 4, 2017 @ 8:45pm
Aug 4, 2017
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Jun 6, 2017 @ 2:52pm
Jun 6, 2017
Lower Oilcan, Vancouver
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Oct 15, 2016 @ 11:45am
Oct 15, 2016
Lower Oilcan, North Vancouver
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Oct 15, 2016 @ 11:42am
Oct 15, 2016
Lower Oilcan, North Vancouver

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Lower Oilcan spring conditions (short)
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