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New Connections

An often requested trail connection bypassing the steep and technically challenging entrance to Severed D opened this week. Twinning this section provides a continuous "blue" option for riders wishing to connect to Asian Adonis or John Deer while the original line...

June Trail Update

The trail crew, with the help of a lot of volunteers, have done awesome work as usual this month, including the completion of the new Lower Digger reroute. They've also built-up and strengthened some of the berms on Lower Expresso and added new dirt to keep the flow...

May Trail Update

The prime building time continues! The NSMBA trail crew, builders and volunteers have been putting in a lot of work to ensure that the fun keeps flowing throughout the North Shore.  ...

Speaker for the Trails

It’s easy to take for granted the amazing network of trails we have on the North Shore. Mountain bikers come from all over the world to ride here. We’ve got it good…a variety of trails serving beginner to advanced riders and multiple flavours to choose from: fast and...

How to Help a Trail Builder v2

Article updated & adapted from a previous post: How to Help a Trail Builder (August 2016) It’s hero dirt time of year and you’re out for a lap on your local favourite and you think it could use some work. Maybe it needs more flow or there’s an old rotten skinny...

April Trail Update

The Spring Trail Work Season is in full swing! Now that all the snow is gone, builders and volunteers have begun heading to the forest to make sure the network is in good shape for the influx of Spring and Summer riders, runners and hikers. Despite delayed Spring,...

Meet the Builders – Vince

This month meet Vince. For the past two years, Vince has been taking care of the Griffen climb on Fromme. But his dedication to caring for the North Shore trails goes back to the beginnings of the NSMBA. Vince was at the first NSMBA trail day, which might surprise you...

Trail Academy Update – Spring 2019

The snow has finally receded and digging season is in full swing!  The Trail Academy kicked of the season with the first Foundations Academy on March 1st. Graduates tackled repairs along a short section of Bridle Path. An old rotten ladder bridge that had become...

NSMBA DNV Council Presentation

Please join us on April 1st at 7pm when the NSMBA will be presenting at the District of North Vancouver Municipal Hall (355 Queens Road, North Vancouver) in order to provide an overview of the NSMBA to the new Councillors and Mayor and to express how integral trails...

Trail Update – March 2019

Fromme and Seymour are still thawing but the trail crew have managed to continue work on the aMTB Loop and Empress Bypass is almost completely revitalised. Take a look at some of the work that's going on here: https://nsmba.ca/amtb-trail-project/ [gallery columns="4"...

Career Opportunity – Executive Director

Over the past two years, it has been an absolute pleasure working with the mountain bike community in my role as the Executive Director of the NSMBA. During this time we have seen incredible growth in our membership, community of riders and increase in...

Meet the Builders – Pat

For all of the hero dirt we enjoyed in January, in February the forest turned white under a blanket of snow and the frozen ground made trail work more challenging. Pat, NSMBA Trail Crew Lead, hasn't let that deter him from transforming Empress Bypass at the base of...