3,208 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-591 ft
Descent
00:07:38
Avg time

Shining Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    The Bluff Receation Area
    Smithers, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #24557 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The Shinning has lots of optional lines with large wooden drops, jumps, and ramps. This trail is super fun and is really drifty with a mix of loam and loose soil. Technical bits here and there and great flow in other sections. Very fun and connects to lots of other great trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Shining mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -585 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,819 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,403 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,403 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,819 ft
  • Grade
    -18.221%
  • Grade max
    -65.068%
  • Grade min
    1.038%
  • Distance climb
    85 ft
  • Distance down
    3,002 ft
  • Distance flat
    122 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:38:40
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Status:
on Jul 24, 2020
Wet
Avg: 3 (2 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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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 shining trailhead (54.772560, -127.187970)
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      Shining Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 9:45am
      Jul 24, 2020
      Two hour work session on lower section. Created drainage and built up a lip to help increase speed and flow.
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 1:53pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      reporter Tree down just below the old bluff crossing.
      Jun 17, 2020 @ 6:27am
      Jun 17, 2020
      reporter
      New berms, jumps and drainage. Lots of work and love went in there! Thanks trail crews!
      May 31, 2020 @ 7:19am
      May 31, 2020
      reporter
      Great work done to improve old corners on Shining. Widened out four corners, incorporated new jump features, and made Shining rad again! Smithers...
      May 23, 2020 @ 4:23pm
      May 23, 2020
      reporter
      New catch berm right below the entrance feature. More new features planned, stay alert for better trail!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 97 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 123 rides
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      Photos

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      8 |
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 9:47am
      Jul 24, 2020
      59 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Aug 14, 2019
      3,744 |
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 1, 2018
      | 8 comments
      88 |
      May 23, 2018 @ 7:52am
      May 23, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      The Big Bluff Loop - Challenging
      9 miles

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