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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Top of the south island city, famous for steep hills and rough natural terrrain.
      Region Details
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      Open on 14 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      NMTBC
      (nelsonmtb.club)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #76
      Trails
      127
      Total Distance
      140 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      80 miles
      Total Descent
      86,766 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,612 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,543 ft
      Reports
      707
      Photos
      282
      Ridden Counter
      10,361
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      trail: Top Dog
      7 |
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 20, 2018
      Top Dog, Nelson
      trail: Smasher
      6 |
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 20, 2018
      Smasher, Nelson
      trail: FDH
      10 |
      Sep 16, 2018 @ 6:00pm
      Sep 16, 2018
      FDH, Nelson
      trail: Involution
      37 |
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 4:33am
      Sep 1, 2018
      Involution, Nelson
      more photos »

      Videos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      crash into gate nelson
      trail: HotBox
      0:33 | 592 | Apr 21, 2018
      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 114 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 75 | Dec 18, 2017
      BG NINE Frame Snap
      0:37 | 2377 | Oct 16, 2017
      more videos »

      Nelson Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Dun Mountain, Little Twin, Dew Lakes
      27 miles
      Peaking Ridge loop from Nelson
      18 miles
      Coppermine 2017 race
      24 miles
      Coppermine Epic 2017 race
      24 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1509733Smitho25reportDun Mountain TrailMaitai Caves
      Jul 23, 2018 @ 7:44pm
      Jul 23, 2018
      user #986878appfreak76trailDeadly Viper Assassination Squad (DiVAS)Best trail in Nelson, so much flow and so much...
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 3:08am
      Jul 2, 2018
      user #991601psalm1604trailMaungatapu TrackIs this track able to connect to Dun Mountain...
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 12:11am
      Jun 20, 2018
      user #1509735JuliemagictrailScottwood WigglesThe ‘said’ trees have been cleared by...
      Apr 20, 2018 @ 11:20pm
      Apr 20, 2018
      user #1509735JuliemagictrailScottwood Wiggles6-8 pine trees down on top entry section,...
      Apr 14, 2018 @ 12:56pm
      Apr 14, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

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      user #974880NMTBCaddreportTurners
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:44pm
      14 hours
      user #1341760Leo-NZaddreportHulk'n Hogan
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:30pm
      14 hours
      user #1408257Geeorgia92riddentrailHulk'n Hogan and 6 more
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:21pm
      15 hours
      user #1408257Geeorgia92riddentrailFringe Hill Climb
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:21pm
      15 hours
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      Oct 21, 2018 @ 11:21pm
      15 hours
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      • By bradical9 & contributors
      • Admins: NMTBC
      • #5259 - 16,605 views

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