Author Archives: Sharon
There are many trails on the North Shore just as there are many riders. One of our enemies is water. In the middle of winter the trails get saturated and they will remain ‘wet’ until we have prolonged good weather to dry them out. Usually saturation recedes by July. Trails that are more sensitive when […]
C-buster is a classic North Shore trail on Mt. Seymour, North Vancouver. Built in the late 1980’s by an Employee of Deep Cove Cycles, it is steep, tight and will not be enjoyed by those who don’t like a technical challenge. Since it was built, it has had a few people doing some minor work […]
2014 edition of the Locals’ guide to North Shore rides is out and available at your local bike shop! New trails and new rides! Check it out!
Introduction The South Chilcotin is one of the largest networks of contiguously linked subalpine and alpine singletrack in North America. Located just 5 hours from the major metropolitan area of Vancouver, mountain bikers have been venturing to the area to ride for past few decades. During that time they’ve happily co-existed with other recreational users […]
Based on the great feedback we’ve had from our book, one comment that comes up is that people don’t want to carry it around since it is so beautiful! They commented that it would be nice to have a map that they can take with them that was small and waterproof. So we made one […]
Great work on the Dales Exit and Aftertaste new entrance and reroute NSMBA! Likin’ the style NS Flow! Nice find on the Aftertaste Reroute! MTB Trails will be putting out a new paper map that will include the new trails on Seymour as well as some new stuff on Fromme and Cypress! […]
Map of the area with Backpains on it. Spring is fast approaching! The trails on the North Shore are drying out. We did get hit with another snow blast that covered the trails above 600m elevation, but it will probably go fast. CBC is still closed. It is recommended that […]
Check out the cool new picnic table we installed at the Ladies only Trailhead! Complete story at NSMB.com
Lee and I spent the day working on a new trail started by Duncan McKenzie two years ago who died tragically in an avalanche last December 2011. Duncan was a ski patroller and dedicated trail builder. He will be missed. This is the least we could do.
Well, ski season is coming to a miraculous end so it’s time to get riding! After doing 60,000m of climbing, figure it’s time to get digging in the dirt! Lee and I spent an afternoon filling in some mud holes and doing some alterations to Greenland to get the muck out. June Trail Work Flat […]