1.5 miles
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-1,792 ft
Descent
00:21:34
Avg time
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629 Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #113

After a steep climb up the 629 firebreak, prepare for a steep, rooty forest section down to the road, which drops into a steep chute to a bit more forest before dropping through 3 steep linked turns out into open swoopy pumpy singletrack which sidles down the hill and back in to narrow native singletrack with steep hairpins and chutes..... Basically a whole sh*# ton of fun!

Access Info

from maitai valley at smiths ford, up pipeline and a sharp right up a firebreak onto a forestry road and then first left onto another firebreak to the top.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for 629 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,739 ft
  • Altitude min
    318 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,056 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,056 ft
  • Altitude end
    318 ft
  • Grade max
    -91.813%
  • Grade min
    19.574%
  • Distance climb
    527 ft
  • Distance down
    1.2 miles
  • Distance flat
    641 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:34
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Status:
on Mar 14, 2016
Dry
Avg: 5 (12 votes)

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629 Trail Reports

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Mar 14, 2016 @ 1:07pm
Mar 14, 2016
Steep chutes, catch berms, perfect dirt. A long way to the top, but well worth the push. Begins by dropping you straight into steep forest, with...
Feb 20, 2016 @ 7:12pm
Feb 20, 2016
Oct 19, 2015 @ 1:38pm
Oct 19, 2015
Very dry and loose on the open section right now. Watch for a new jump through the inside of a corner on the second traverse on the open face -...
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Sunrise into Crankenstein into 629
32 | Nov 2, 2016 , Nelson
After work jam down 629
40 | Oct 12, 2016 , Nelson
629 Trail - Nelson, New Zealand
127 | Jul 5, 2016 , Nelson
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