4,710 ft
Distance
349 ft
Climb
-419 ft
Descent
245 ft
High Point
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Quadra Island North
    Quadra Island, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #103793 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

Hiking trail to viewpoints that overlook the Surge Narrows tidal rapids. Coordinate the time of your hike with the change of tides to see the rapids when they are flowing the fastest. Source: Quadra Island Recreation Society, Trails Committee

Access Info

Drive north on Hyacinthe Bay Road to junction of Granite Bay Road and Village Bay Road. Follow Village Bay Road to the junction of Open Bay Road and Surge Narrows Road. Follow Surge Narrows Road to the end. Do not block access to the boat dock when you park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Surge Narrows (1° hiking) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -70 ft
  • Altitude min
    5 ft
  • Altitude start
    75 ft
  • Altitude end
    5 ft
  • Grade
    -1.484%
  • Grade max
    -46.668%
  • Grade min
    32.649%
  • Distance climb
    2,052 ft
  • Distance down
    2,433 ft
  • Distance flat
    225 ft
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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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  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • 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
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      Mar 24, 2018 @ 8:21am
      Mar 24, 2018
      reporter Trail Classification: Type IV, Hiking rating: "Strenuous".
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