3,869 ft
Distance
-597 ft
Descent
00:13:42
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Pipeline Trail

Pipeline Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Ladder Bridge, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #100 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Grouse (top 20m) + District of North Vancouver

Contains optional TTFs, steep rough terrain and moderately steep natural TTFs. Quite technical. Definitely very different from the new school trails and a step up in difficulty as well. It is well maintained and can be ridden with a decent amount of speed. A good introduction to the more challenging old-school trails.

Access Info

Accessed off Mtn Hwy past the 5th switchback at the large clearing about 20 meters
past Ladies Only.

More Stats for Pipeline bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -597 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,336 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,932 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,932 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,336 ft
  • Grade
    -15.426%
  • Grade max
    -33.115%
  • Grade min
    1.908%
  • Distance climb
    40 ft
  • Distance down
    3,828 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:42
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Status:
on Jan 12, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.3 (85 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to pipeline trailhead (49.358997, -123.049783)
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      Pipeline Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 9:47am
      Jan 12, 2019
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      Trail crew finished a long wet section with rock work.
      Jan 1, 2019 @ 1:13pm
      Jan 1, 2019
      Snow covered at the top, first 1/3 or so difficult to ride.
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 4:31pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Tree all cleared out.
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 10:52pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Tree still down; about 30 cm thick. Smaller tree pulled over just behind the big tree. Location is near bottom, right after the A frame huck to flat.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 321 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,995 rides
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      Photos

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      266 |
      Apr 20, 2018 @ 7:33am
      Apr 20, 2018
      Pipeline, Coquitlam
      141 |
      Mar 31, 2018 @ 6:15pm
      Mar 31, 2018
      Pipeline, North Vancouver
      276 |
      Jun 18, 2017 @ 3:06pm
      Jun 18, 2017
      Pipeline, Vancouver
      225 |
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 7:34pm
      Mar 23, 2017
      Pipeline, Vancouver

      Trail Lists

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 6
      flag darcraver (Jul 24, 2017 at 14:26)
       "Considered one of the easier North Shore trails". Maybe 10-15 years ago...
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag MBFC (Mar 27, 2018 at 22:00)
       Good comment the last one!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag crashelman (Sep 14, 2018 at 11:28)
       A bit more challenging than expresso? Steeps a bit steeper. Iconic raised boardwalk with teeter totter and hairpin
      [Reply]

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