837 ft
Distance
2 ft
Climb
-189 ft
Descent
00:01:39
Avg time

Slippery Canoe Details

  • Riding Area
    Cypress Mountain
    West Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #17859 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A short trail between a switchback on the BLT. Alternate easy line to Wild Cherry.

Access Info

Accessed off the BLT before Wild Cherry,
exits back onto the BLT. About as easy as it
gets on Cypress.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Slippery Canoe bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -188 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,869 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,057 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,057 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,869 ft
  • Grade
    -22.425%
  • Grade max
    -53.792%
  • Distance climb
    3 ft
  • Distance down
    787 ft
  • Distance flat
    46 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:39
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Status:
on Mar 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 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
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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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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      Slippery Canoe Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 21, 2019 @ 10:07am
      Mar 21, 2019
      Apr 9, 2018 @ 2:50pm
      Apr 9, 2018
      Major water erosion. Last 20% of the trail is a full on creek with lots of pooling at bottom. No trees down on trail though.
      Mar 17, 2018 @ 1:12pm
      Mar 17, 2018
      Cleared the blowdown debris, which was substantial
      Dec 31, 2017 @ 5:06pm
      Dec 31, 2017
      As long as you kept rolling all good.
      Oct 10, 2017 @ 4:16pm
      Oct 10, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 47 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 451 rides
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      Photos

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      35 |
      Jul 4, 2017 @ 8:29pm
      Jul 4, 2017
      118 |
      Dec 10, 2016 @ 9:20am
      Dec 10, 2016

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