2,159 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-377 ft
Descent
00:12:23
Avg time

Upper Oilcan Details

  • Riding Area
    Mount Fromme
    North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Rock Face, Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1011 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Grouse Mountain

Double black stunts not for the faint of heart. Elevated skinnies, committing rock rolls & ramps will test your cojones. Armoured trail offers ride arounds on every structure. If you continue to Lower Oilcan, don't expect anything of the same as L.O. is primarily an All Mountain trail devoid of structures.

Access Info

Accessed off Mountain Hwy exits back onto Mountain Hwy.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Oilcan bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -375 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,084 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,459 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,459 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,084 ft
  • Grade
    -17.385%
  • Grade max
    -30.333%
  • Grade min
    -1.149%
  • Distance climb
    111 ft
  • Distance down
    2,020 ft
  • Distance flat
    27 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:23
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (30 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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
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      Upper Oilcan Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 14, 2019 @ 1:35pm
      Jan 14, 2019
      Mint conditions.
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 12:09pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      reporter
      Sep 28, 2018 @ 8:44pm
      Sep 28, 2018
      Tree down head height at the straightaway to exit trail
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 3:14pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      Rode this trail today and it was mud top to bottom.
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 4:12pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 220 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,048 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 9, 2018 @ 5:06pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      Upper Oilcan, North Vancouver
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      Sep 2, 2018 @ 4:12pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Upper Oilcan, New Westminster
      31 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 4:12pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Upper Oilcan, New Westminster
      436 |
      Nov 22, 2017 @ 12:41pm
      Nov 22, 2017
      Upper Oilcan, North Vancouver

      Trail Lists

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Fromme All Trails 2018
      45 miles
      Fromme Top to Bottom 1
      5 miles
      FWS18 #9 race
      11 miles
      Double Tech Lap
      12 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      flag leelau Plus (Jun 6, 2016 at 20:32)
       What a gem. Another trail that's stood the test of time. Props to Peter for rockwork that lasts. And to Daniel Lui and to Jorn for the ace work on woodwork restoration - even going to the trouble of matching the look and feel of old stunts
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag daslade (May 12, 2018 at 18:30)
       Crazy (but fun and doable) woodwork, slow and chunky with some ups and downs at the top of the trail
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Hbrown15 (Jul 24, 2018 at 17:11)
       thanks for the update on the big smooth plank. I would love irs replacement matches the feel of the old one....probably my favourite feature on fromme.
      [Reply]

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