3,205 ft
Distance
-564 ft
Descent
00:05:54
Avg time

Shining Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    The Bluff Recreation Area
    Smithers, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #82093 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #53831 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Shining mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -564 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,835 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,400 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,400 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,834 ft
  • Grade
    -17.6%
  • Grade max
    -50.5%
  • Grade min
    -4.2%
  • Distance down
    3,205 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:36
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Status:
on Aug 31, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Shining Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 71 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 252 rides
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      Photos

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      20 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 9:21am
      Aug 18, 2020
      91 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Aug 14, 2019
      3,855 |
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 1, 2018
      | 8 comments
      111 |
      May 23, 2018 @ 7:52am
      May 23, 2018

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      Videos

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      Shinning, AntiFlo, Apocalypse
      5:12 | 206 | Jun 13, 2020 , Smithers
      lower Mystery DH - Cypress Mountain
      1:14 | 301 | Dec 17, 2013 , Smithers
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