3,208 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-591 ft
Descent
00:08:08
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
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 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 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
    00:08:08
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Status:
on Sep 20, 2019
Dry
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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Shining Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:23pm
      3 days
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 5:00pm
      Apr 30, 2019
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 7:01am
      Apr 19, 2019
      reporter Our trails have a mix of cover right now, with packed snow/ice in areas. The majority of trails however are dry and clear. Volunteers are clearing...
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 4:32pm
      Mar 20, 2019
      reporter All of our trails are still snow covered and as they thaw will likely undergo the freeze/thaw cycle. Please stay off of the trails until they have...
      Oct 31, 2018 @ 3:00pm
      Oct 31, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 38 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 123 rides
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      Photos

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      17 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Aug 14, 2019
      3,455 |
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 1, 2018
      | 8 comments
      56 |
      May 23, 2018 @ 7:52am
      May 23, 2018

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