1,432 ft
Distance
21 ft
Climb
-281 ft
Descent
00:04:07
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Pile of Rocks Trail
  • Oscar N.
    Builder

Pile of Rocks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #21240 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 15 in Trail Running
    • 20 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Grouse Mountain

Old skidder road that is natural and unmaintained.

Access Info

Accessed off Moutain Hwy just past the 6th switchback, exits back on Mountain Hwy.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pile of Rocks mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -260 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,190 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,450 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,450 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,190 ft
  • Grade
    -18.13%
  • Grade max
    -39.972%
  • Grade min
    29.814%
  • Distance climb
    75 ft
  • Distance down
    1,306 ft
  • Distance flat
    51 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:40
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Status:
on Jun 14, 2021
Wet
Avg: 3 (27 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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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Pile of Rocks Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 9:20pm
      21 hours
      Thanks for the work, but in it’s current state, it’s like riding trough a raging river. I suspect this is because of the pouring rainfall the...
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 8:28am
      Jun 9, 2021
      Drainage and grade reversals to get more water off the trail.
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 6:03pm
      Jun 3, 2021
      Still some water, but so good.
      May 20, 2021 @ 9:20pm
      May 20, 2021
      A couple of wet spots, but running well.
      May 15, 2021 @ 5:22pm
      May 15, 2021
      A little mud, but all together very good.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 39 rides
      • 14.0 km avg distance
      6 Months
      • 198 rides
      • 14.8 km avg distance
      All
      • 2,441 rides
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      Photos

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      29 |
      Apr 28, 2021 @ 9:26pm
      Apr 28, 2021
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      Apr 28, 2021 @ 9:26pm
      Apr 28, 2021
      105 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 10:09am
      May 25, 2020
      389 |
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Oct 27, 2019

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      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 4
      Wcskinner (May 24, 2019 at 13:46)
       In good conditions, surprisingly more fun than you might expect for an old natural trail like this. This is a fun challenge if you're getting too complacent with the highly manicured stuff over on espresso.
      [Reply]
      • - 1
      bboyshredder (Jul 16, 2019 at 8:41)
       Not worth the climb it sucks .
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      coleymanallen (Aug 12, 2019 at 12:45)
       bock bock boccckkkk
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Matthewe4nj9R (Sep 8, 2020 at 10:53)
       Very fun.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      Matthewe4nj9R (Sep 22, 2020 at 15:02)
       More fun then you’d think
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      jdbp (Mar 14, 2021 at 10:50)
       f*ck
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      liamdubs (May 29, 2021 at 20:39)
       Pretty fun, did it for the first time today. The name is a bit of a nice joke.
      [Reply]

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      Videos

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      Pile of Rocks Mt Fromme
      2:54 | 827 | Oct 28, 2019 , North Vancouver
      NORTH SHORE GRAVEYARD // PILE OF ROCKS // MT....
      10:22 | 307 | Feb 27, 2019 , North Vancouver
      Pile of Rocks Work
      27 | May 20, 2021 , North Vancouver
      Pile of rocks
      2:14 | 159 | Jul 15, 2020 , North Vancouver
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