1,543 ft
Distance
15 ft
Climb
-286 ft
Descent
00:02:58
Avg time

Lower Snake Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Burnaby Mountain / SFU
    Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #884 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

It has a few steeper sections, and a very few low built erosion control features, but it is generally a smooth flowing dirt trail. At only 600m long it's all over pretty quickly, but this trail is a good little extra to be tacked on to another trail.

Access Info

Accessed after riding Gear Jammer. Ride up the double track road 200m after exiting Gear Jammer.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Snake mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -271 ft
  • Altitude min
    284 ft
  • Altitude max
    555 ft
  • Altitude start
    555 ft
  • Altitude end
    284 ft
  • Grade
    -17.542%
  • Grade max
    -56.442%
  • Grade min
    23.357%
  • Distance climb
    128 ft
  • Distance down
    1,415 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:03
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Status:
on Apr 3, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3.85 (45 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • 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
  • 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
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      Lower Snake Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 3:54pm
      Apr 3, 2020
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 3:58pm
      Feb 3, 2020
      Feb 1, 2020 @ 1:13pm
      Feb 1, 2020
      Very wet, it’s a river
      Jan 24, 2020 @ 5:55pm
      Jan 24, 2020
      Rideable, with sections of running water on the trail. Exit has caution tape at neck height across the trail. ????
      Jan 11, 2020 @ 2:16pm
      Jan 11, 2020
      Starts off deceptively dry and quickly changes to some flowing water through the trial. For some reason there's a caution tape hung across the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 64 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 857 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,661 rides
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      Photos

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      84 |
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 3:41pm
      Sep 1, 2017
      133 |
      Sep 1, 2017 @ 3:40pm
      Sep 1, 2017
      380 |
      Sep 22, 2015 @ 6:40pm
      Sep 22, 2015
      301 |
      Sep 22, 2015 @ 6:40pm
      Sep 22, 2015

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      Trail Events

      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag calicartel (Sep 1, 2017 at 13:23)
       Dry
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag jamz69 (Apr 1, 2019 at 7:56)
       Shout out to Jeremy - Master of Patience & Rake! May u b safe, may u b happy, may u b healthy; may u b at peace????
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag haroldjenkins (May 23, 2019 at 13:49)
       The badly rotten corpse off a raccoon is in the middle of the trail and nobody wants to move it
      [Reply]
      • - 1
      flag jeffsworks (May 31, 2019 at 16:16)
       Someone needs to cut out that dangerous handrail they put in. If not I will get to it next week.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag BMBA BMBA (May 31, 2019 at 21:57)
       I don't understand, what's the issue with the handrail? it's there for the hikers and to block the braid on the RH side. The Muddbunnies held their beginner ride on LS on Monday, there's lots of pictures of the women riding the wooden ramp and no one seemed to have any issues with the handrail. Please don't make any unauthorized changes to the trail. Thanks.
      [Reply]

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