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      Marsden Valley Reserve tracks. Grunty climb up Glider (aka Barnicoat) Road to the firebreak. Choice of continuing up Widdershins to ride Involution, or dropping back down the firebreak or Convolution track. At the top of Widdershins you are on the Barnicoat Range ridge top which connects to other areas.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: City Managed
      Access Info:
      Top of Marsden Valley Road.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 7
      • 2
      • 5

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jul 31, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      16
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      16
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Total Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      5,620 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,123 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,363 ft
      Reports
      142
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      1,300

      Photos of Marsden Valley Mountain Bike

      22 |
      Jan 11, 2021 @ 9:10pm
      Jan 11, 2021
      trail: Involution
      24 |
      Jan 1, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jan 1, 2021
      trail: Involution
      34 |
      Jan 1, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jan 1, 2021
      7 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      7 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      9 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 6:13pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      trail: Involution
      56 |
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 2:20am
      Mar 20, 2019
      89 |
      Jan 11, 2019 @ 7:34pm
      Jan 11, 2019

      Videos of Marsden Valley Mountain Bike

      Sam Todd on Involution
      trail: Involution
      2:19 | 1732 | Jun 26, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Involution Link to Carpark
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      Variablestevecopley WGTV
      Widdershins
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      Variablestevecopley WGTV
      Involution
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      Variablestevecopley WGTV
      lookout Road
      May 22, 2021 @ 12:52am
      May 22, 2021
      DryEmmylouTree down near top before big skid
      loose goose nelson
      Feb 15, 2021 @ 1:01pm
      Feb 15, 2021
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC This is an unsanctioned trail and is not...
      Convolution Extension
      Feb 15, 2021 @ 12:57pm
      Feb 15, 2021
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC This is an unsanctioned trail and not...
      Barnicoat Forestry Road to Widdershins
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC
      Barnicoat Ridgeline
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC
      Heaton Road
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC
      Panorama Marsden link
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 11:10pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      UnknownNMTBC NMTBC

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2464973inge3081riddentrailInvolution and 3 more
      Oct 5, 2021 @ 5:52pm
      Oct 5, 2021
      user #1734496NastyMcflyriddentrailPiwakawaka and 3 more
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      user #2586772Bendero82riddentrailInvolution
      Sep 28, 2021 @ 11:44pm
      Sep 28, 2021
      user #1094993TuracoriddentrailBarnicoat Forestry Road to Widdershins and 1 more
      Sep 21, 2021 @ 4:45pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      user #1440314OldSkoolFreeRideriddentrailInvolution and 1 more
      Sep 15, 2021 @ 2:09am
      Sep 15, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2446313AdeleDCh5vttrailloose goose nelsonRAD did not get caught by farmer
      Mar 25, 2021 @ 2:29am
      Mar 25, 2021
      user #2254352CaramenatrailBarnicoat firebreak walkwayDoes not exist currently
      Jul 31, 2020 @ 10:28pm
      Jul 31, 2020
      user #2292116PaulNelsonreportInvolutionClear last week
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 9:24pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      user #1834736TGoodmantrailConvolution ExtensionHarder than the upper convolution trail some...
      Jun 6, 2020 @ 1:43am
      Jun 6, 2020
      user #2059854Nelson-enduromtbtrailInvolutionBest rail I’ve ever ridden. Lots of...
      May 31, 2020 @ 5:10pm
      May 31, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Silvan Forest 4 16 12.8 km
      Richmond Hills 73.8 km
      Fringed Hill Nelson 8 23.9 km
      Codgers 7 84 km
      Codgers - Maitai 1 6 44.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1416 miles5,607 ft8 miles2,123 ft
      #4,389#125341413,029
      E-Bike35 miles1,135 ft3 miles1,732 ft
      41128
      Hike1517 miles5,620 ft8 miles2,123 ft
      #4,059#11013830
      Trail Running1416 miles5,607 ft8 miles2,123 ft
      #4,054#111137108
      • By bikemoto885 & contributors
      • Admins: Aorere-Enduro, NMTBC
      • #24882 - 2,249 views

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