2,081 ft
19 ft
-176 ft
Avg time
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  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    All Year
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A short trail at the very head of the valley. Requires a steep 200m climb up from the road to get to the start.

Access Info

You need a Hancock Forest Access permit to ride this trail. They can be purchased from bike shops in Nelson for $10 (for a 2 week permit) or annual permits come as part of Nelson Mountain Bike Club membership (www.nelsonmtb.club)

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More Stats for Ground Effect Slingshot mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -157 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,461 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,618 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,618 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,461 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    242 ft
  • Distance down
    1,670 ft
  • Distance flat
    169 ft
  • Avg time
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Ground Effect... Trail Reports

May 6, 2016 @ 10:21pm
May 6, 2016
Overgrown vegetation
Jan 15, 2016 @ 9:49pm
Jan 15, 2016
Overgrown vegetation on most parts, some parts rideable.
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Jan 15, 2016 @ 9:52pm
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Ground Effect Slingshot

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