2,725 ft
Distance
62 ft
Climb
-162 ft
Descent
00:06:43
Avg time

Salamander Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Seymour
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #631 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -100 ft
  • Altitude min
    738 ft
  • Altitude max
    853 ft
  • Altitude start
    838 ft
  • Altitude end
    738 ft
  • Grade
    -3.671%
  • Grade max
    -18.619%
  • Grade min
    15.128%
  • Distance climb
    786 ft
  • Distance down
    1,811 ft
  • Distance flat
    129 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:56
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Status:
on Dec 24, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.95 (32 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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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      Salamander Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 1:43pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      reporter Cleared fallen tree. Thanks to passing rider who helped me move the uphill half :)
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 10:44am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Tree down across trail. Too big to move. Need cutting.about 12 inches diameter
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 1:30pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      Tree down partway down the lower half. Just a little bigger than my folding saw can handle. Could probably get it with a full sized swede saw.
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 2:05pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      reporter Cut out log near the BP junction
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 8:08pm
      Dec 10, 2018
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. A little East along Salamander from the sign board junction on Bridle Path.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 213 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,871 rides
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      Photos

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      Dec 24, 2018 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Salamander, North Vancouver
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      Dec 24, 2018 @ 1:44pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Salamander, North Vancouver
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      Dec 24, 2018 @ 10:45am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Salamander, North Vancouver
      4 |
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 2:07pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      Salamander, Vancouver

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