1,394 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-130 ft
Descent
00:02:48
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Griffen Trail

Upper Griffen Details

  • Riding area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #130
  • Land Manager
    District of North Vancouver

An easier trail on the shore. Can be climbed as well.

Access Info

Take the main road up fromme, turn right before the first switch back.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Griffen mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -126 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,116 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,242 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,242 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,116 ft
  • Grade
    -9.008%
  • Grade max
    -24.692%
  • Grade min
    5.333%
  • Distance climb
    112 ft
  • Distance down
    1,178 ft
  • Distance flat
    104 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:39
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.7 (37 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-griffen trailhead (49.362900, -123.038800)
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Upper Griffen Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 15, 2018 @ 12:55pm
Jul 15, 2018
Jun 10, 2018 @ 9:11am
Jun 10, 2018
May 31, 2018 @ 1:59pm
May 31, 2018
reporter
Damped-down some on the previous patching to prevent it being blown out quickly.
May 24, 2018 @ 11:35pm
May 24, 2018
reporter
Quick patch job to rebuild some of the eroded spots where some roots were exposed and getting damaged.
May 18, 2018 @ 9:31am
May 18, 2018
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Photos

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Aug 18, 2017 @ 3:08pm
Aug 18, 2017
Upper Griffen, My City
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Jul 30, 2016 @ 2:57pm
Jul 30, 2016
Upper Griffen, Vancouver
1,112 |
Jan 20, 2016 @ 5:38pm
Jan 20, 2016
Upper Griffen, North Vancouver
258 |
Nov 14, 2015 @ 8:14pm
Nov 14, 2015
Upper Griffen, Vancouver

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