The North Shore is considered to be a Mecca for Mountain Biking. The terrain on the local mountains is steep, creating challenging trails for more advanced riders. Efforts are being made to create easier trails. These trails contain numerous natural technical terrain features such as logs, rocks and steep chutes. Locals are known for their respect and appreciation for the environment which is reflected in the care given to the trail network. Whether you are looking to get a work-out just trying a new sport or just want to get into the forest, mountain biking in North Vancouver will offer you a the opportunity.


Overview Map of the North Shore 


There are three mountain biking areas on the North Shore: Cypress Mountain (which is actually in West Vancouver) , Mt. Fromme (sometimes referred to as Grouse Mountain) and Mt. Seymour. Mt. Fromme is managed by the District of North Vancouver, Grouse Mountain Resorts owns but does not manage the area above the 6th switchback. Mt. Seymour is managed by Metro VancouverDistrict of North Vancouver to a lesser extent  and BC Parks, although BC Parks does not support mountain bike trails on their land. The trails are maintained in cooperation with the North Shore Mountain Bike Association


Information on trail conditions can be obtained at any of the North Shore bike shops. Maps are available at the shops and if they're not busy they will let you know where to go. 


NORTH SHORE MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAIL RESOURCES

North Shore Rides - A local Mountain Bike Club 
Muddbunnies.com - A women's only local Mountain Bike Club 
Endless Biking, a local company with certified guides, offering lessons and customized tours for visitors and locals at all levels. 
Shore Play offers guided mountain bike rides on the North Shore mountains.
Locals' Guide to North Shore Rides - Iphone App link, Maps, suggested rides and trail descriptions. 


BIKES ON TRANSIT Buses are equipped with bike racks that can carry up to two bikes. Bikes are allowed on the buses and the SeaBus at no additional cost. Bike lockers are available at Phibbs Exchange. For more info check www.translink.ca or call 604-953-3333