1.2 miles
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-1,006 ft
Descent
00:16:59
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Ned's
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1024 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #716 in Trail Running
    • #6724 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    LSCR

Closest thing to a downhill trail. An old corduroy road that turns into a creek in the winter makes Ned's able to accommodate a lot of traffic without significant erosion.

A great high-speed rush of adrenaline. If you are sitting at home and want to go for a great ride, come to Ned's. It is very versatile, and even a novice rider can ride most of it but really slowly. A good rider can do everything at about 30 km/h.

Access Info

Accessed from the Incline/Mushroom area and ends at the powerlines.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ned's Atomic Dustbin mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -997 ft
  • Altitude min
    602 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,599 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,599 ft
  • Altitude end
    602 ft
  • Grade
    -16.31%
  • Grade max
    -98.86%
  • Grade min
    26.825%
  • Distance climb
    8 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    270 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:59
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:18
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Status:
on Aug 9, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3.95 (91 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
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  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Ned's Atomic Dustbin Trail Reports

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      Aug 9, 2021 @ 5:00pm
      Aug 9, 2021
      reporter New bridge!
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 8:31am
      Jul 10, 2021
      Jun 30, 2021 @ 7:06pm
      Jun 30, 2021
      Cleared fallen tree off trail. loose in sections as you’d expect so don’t grab a mitt-full of front brake.
      May 13, 2021 @ 5:37pm
      May 13, 2021
      reporter
      May 8, 2021 @ 7:41pm
      May 8, 2021
      Quite wet and slippery at the top. One wooden bridge rotten and structurally questionable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 567 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,455 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:52am
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      Mar 22, 2021 @ 8:55am
      Mar 22, 2021
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      Mar 21, 2021 @ 8:39am
      Mar 21, 2021
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      Mar 21, 2021 @ 8:39am
      Mar 21, 2021

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      14 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      canadaka Mod Trailforks (Sep 15, 2011 at 21:10)
       most trails on shore are technical rocky trails that are slower steeper or more dificult, which is fun! But Neds is fun because its also fast.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      karl-burkat Mod (Oct 24, 2013 at 23:07)
       My favorite on the shore.
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      DMal SHORE CORPS (Jun 8, 2016 at 13:47)
       Much more fun in the wet than in the dry. Water turns the rim-deep marbles into a much firmer trail bed. Give Ned's a rip on a rainy day.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      mrj27 (Jul 24, 2018 at 16:06)
       If you go fast it will not be a waste of elavation...
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      monsieurgage (Aug 23, 2018 at 10:05)
       Garbage found on the trail by the last steep wood roll. Remember to take it all out with you and not leave it for the next rider.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Thomasbenko (Nov 16, 2018 at 16:16)
       Ned’s Atomic waterfall route right now!
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      bboyshredder (Aug 28, 2019 at 18:03)
       people say its unmaintained its not if you say it is don't ride the shore . its amazing . its full of tech jumps skinnys . although it shoots you basically at Fromme .
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      Charlyzzz (May 3, 2020 at 23:39)
       I rode Ned's for the first time today. Really rough and rugged and facing downhill, few drops, no big danger, long and really fast with no stop, a demanding experience. This surely makes it something unique!
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      Wcskinner (Sep 24, 2020 at 10:34)
       One of my favourite trails out there. All weather, well armoured, and tucked into a particularly beautiful part of the forest. Chunder and flow all at the same time. Different feel from other North Shore trails. A hidden gem!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      TekNullIOG (Feb 6, 2021 at 19:58)
       My favorite trail. Technical, rocky and fast. Only one little climb. A perfect DH trail.
      Warning, you may finish with arm pump.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      kyleluvsdh (Feb 10, 2021 at 15:08)
       Hope to see you soon Ned's! Planning a trip Mid March! Big Grin
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Lunar (May 17, 2021 at 14:41)
       Lost Dog on this trail. Name is Chase. Border collie. May 17th at 1:30 last sighting. Call (77Cool 938-8279
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      Videos

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