1,447 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-376 ft
Descent
00:05:56
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Skull Trail

  • Digger
    Builder
  • past supporters

The Skull Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • AKA
    Skull
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12766 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

Very steep natural trail with no easy options.

Access Info

Accessed off Baden Powell, exiting at Mill Street.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Skull bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -371 ft
  • Altitude min
    913 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,284 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    913 ft
  • Grade
    -25.623%
  • Grade max
    -131.855%
  • Grade min
    19.858%
  • Distance climb
    107 ft
  • Distance down
    1,233 ft
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:56
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Status:
on Nov 18, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.2 (22 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to the-skull trailhead (49.352200, -123.042240)
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The Skull Trail Reports

Photos

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Jun 28, 2018 @ 2:03pm
Jun 28, 2018
The Skull, Vancouver
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Jun 28, 2018 @ 2:03pm
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The Skull, Vancouver
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May 10, 2014 @ 10:14am
May 10, 2014
The Skull, North Vancouver
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Apr 5, 2013 @ 10:40am
Apr 5, 2013
The Skull, North Vancouver

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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Sharonb (Sep 14, 2014 at 9:01)
 This trail has been seeing some blocking by a disgruntled hiker. This seems to be happening on Friday mornings. If people see the trail blocked, please clear it and post here the DATE you unblocked it.
[Reply]
  • + 1
flag brenthillier Plus NSMBA (Sep 14, 2014 at 9:08)
 Thanks Sharon! I'm going to copy this and post it with a yellow trail status.
[Reply]
  • + 2
flag nyounker27 (Jan 7, 2015 at 15:28)
 They have caught the disgruntled hiker. She is in her 60`s. Hope she knows she could of killed one of us.
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