1,432 ft
Distance
21 ft
Climb
-281 ft
Descent
00:14:18
Avg time

Pile of Rocks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • 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 [+]
    • 25 in Trail Running
    • 25 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
  • 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
    00:14:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:26
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Status:
on Aug 5, 2020
Ideal
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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  • > 80%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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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
      Directions to pile-rocks trailhead (49.361055, -123.062770)
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      Pile of Rocks Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 5, 2020 @ 10:20pm
      2 days
      So good right now.
      Jun 28, 2020 @ 2:21pm
      Jun 28, 2020
      A lot of big holes and is generally wet.
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 8:55pm
      Jun 8, 2020
      Couple of muddy spots but running well.
      May 24, 2020 @ 5:12pm
      May 24, 2020
      Great trail. Rougher around the edges that flow trails further down. Mostly tech/jank but boy is this fun. Roots are a bit slippy with the rain.
      May 10, 2020 @ 3:36pm
      May 10, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 179 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,575 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      28 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 10:09am
      May 25, 2020
      300 |
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Oct 27, 2019
      234 |
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Oct 27, 2019
      288 |
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Oct 27, 2019

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 4
      flag 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]
      • + 0
      flag bboyshredder (Jul 16, 2019 at 8:41)
       Not worth the climb it sucks .
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      flag coleymanallen (Aug 12, 2019 at 12:45)
       bock bock boccckkkk
      [Reply]

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