2,768 ft
Distance
75 ft
Climb
-183 ft
Descent
00:06:42
Avg time

Salamander Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #431
  • Land Manager

Cruisy, low grade XC trail that can be ridden either direction. West entrance is from the kiosk by taking the old 'Trail to Nowhere' and has a punchy armoured climb before you get onto the true Salamander, but if you can clean that, it's smooth sailing. Climbing from the East has some short climbs to push and you'll need to watch for downhill traffic. It may be one of the few trails ever built that climbs in both directions! Intent was to get bike traffic off Bridle Path.

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More Stats for Salamander mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -108 ft
  • Altitude min
    699 ft
  • Altitude max
    833 ft
  • Altitude start
    807 ft
  • Altitude end
    699 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.626%
  • Grade min
    48.863%
  • Distance climb
    639 ft
  • Distance down
    1,588 ft
  • Distance flat
    542 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:56
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Status:
on Nov 19, 2017
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Avg: 4.05 (29 votes)

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Salamander Trail Reports

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Nov 19, 2017 @ 9:54am
21 hours
A few wet spots but generally good shape.
Oct 9, 2017 @ 5:15pm
Oct 9, 2017
Cannot be in better shape. Recent rains and a couple days to dry in cool temps = perfection. Velcro trails.
Aug 7, 2017 @ 6:29pm
Aug 7, 2017
Jun 27, 2017 @ 9:35pm
Jun 27, 2017
Apr 30, 2017 @ 10:04pm
Apr 30, 2017
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Jul 30, 2016 @ 10:29pm
Jul 30, 2016
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Jun 15, 2016 @ 7:43am
Jun 15, 2016
Salamander, North Vancouver

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