Distance: 203 m
Time: 5 min up – 2 min down
Elevation Gain: 1 m
Elevation Loss: 10 m

Technical Rating: Advanced
Physical Rating: Easy
Season: March – November
Permit Required: No

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The Warden’s trail is a very short connector trail cutting the 4th switchback of the Mount Fromme access road (Mountain Highway). The trail is located in the Mount Fromme trails network on the North Shore. It’s not much fun to ride down, as the top section is a lumpy old skid road and the bottom section is pretty flat. In fact it’s mostly used as a shortcut on the way up. It saves a bit of time to ride the flat section and then to push your bike up the steeper, top section. This saves time if you’re pushing a big bike, but doesn’t really help you much if you’re riding a smaller trail bike because riding the switchback is fast and easy. You will save some time if you can ride the chundery section. Which is not impossible, though it is hard.

The Warden’s gap is on the upper side of this trail. It’s a big gap with a very tight landing. It’s fun to look at, but hazardous to ride.

TRAILHEAD | N49 21.673 W123 02.748

There are 2 trailheads, one steeper, one shallower located within a few meters of each other. To access them, climb Mountain Highway access road past the fourth switchback and look for the trail to your left when nearing the fifth switchback on Mountain Highway.

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