Distance: 682 m
Time: 5 – 10 min
Elevation Gain: 22 m
Elevation Loss: 14 m

Technical Rating: Intermediate
Physical Rating: Moderate
Season: March – November
Permit Required: No

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Chair Traverse is a relatively short trail accessed via the Mosquito Lake Road and located in the Mosquito Lake Area. This intermediate trail is rarely ridden and not much fun to venture out on, as it can be very overgrown in several spots along its route. The trail is a mix of gently rolling doubletrack and singletrack which ends with a steep technical climb located on the east end of the trail. A short cruise along Chair Traverse, when ridden west to east, gets the rider over to a hydro access road used to service the power lines. From there take a right back up the hydro access road to Mosquito Lake Road or a left down the road to access the lower trails found in the area; including Log and Rock, located about 125 m left on the access road.

Chair Traverse may be ridden in either direction, but flows best east to west when leaving the hydro access road. In my opinion there is no need to ride this trail; but if you do, make sure to stick right at the first fork if riding west to east from Mosquito Lake Road. Going left will have you riding a maze of private trails which eventually end on private property near several homes located off of Reid Road.

TRAILHEAD | N50 20.364 W122 45.301

Accessed via Mosquito Lake Road, Chair Traverse is located on the north side of the road; 470 m from the Linda Road and Mosquito Lake Road junction. Look for a wide doubletrack trail heading north into the woods. Make sure to keep right at the first fork, once on Chair Traverse. Riding straight will lead to an eventual dead end along a network of private trails.

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