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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • 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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      • 38
      • 27
      • 8


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      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      NMTBC
      (nelsonmtb.club)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #64
      Trails (view details)
      129
      Trails Mountain Bike
      129
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      114
      Trails Trail Running
      114
      Total Distance
      147 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      85 miles
      Total Descent
      90,652 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,197 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,265 ft
      Reports
      816
      Photos
      343
      Ridden Counter
      13,192
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      trail: Muttleys
      80 |
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 9:03pm
      Jan 16, 2019
      Muttleys, Nelson
      trail: Convolution
      1 |
      Jan 11, 2019 @ 7:34pm
      Jan 11, 2019
      Convolution, My City
      3 |
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 4:23pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      Goat Hill Track, Okiwi Bay
      trail: Firball
      8 |
      Dec 29, 2018 @ 4:07pm
      Dec 29, 2018
      Firball, Christchurch
      more photos »

      Videos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      crash into gate nelson
      trail: HotBox
      0:33 | 659 | Apr 21, 2018
      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 145 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 87 | Dec 18, 2017
      BG NINE Frame Snap
      0:37 | 2403 | Oct 16, 2017
      more videos »

      Nelson Mountain Bike Routes

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

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1173531MTB-MarkQtrailDun Mountain TrailWe rode this track today and it’s AWESOME! ...
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 2:55am
      23 hours
      user #1509321SamhamilltrailMaungatapu TrackHard yacka climbing up from the Maitai, great...
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 9:04pm
      2 days
      user #735434ButtersNZtrailMuttleys629 Gully would come close. It starts in the...
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 1:50pm
      2 days
      user #1117028longliveendurotrailMuttleysGreat trail! Didn't find anything harder in...
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 12:26pm
      3 days
      user #1694119Huskymusher1972trailMaungatapu TrackCracking ride from pelorus to the start of the...
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 12:24pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #862705sneakventureaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 12:46am
      48 mins
      user #873751ErrodwishlisttrailDun Mountain Trail
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 12:39am
      55 mins
      user #1666102Markmac798addridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 23, 2019 @ 12:15am
      1 hours
      user #1115648GuntharaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:45pm
      2 hours
      user #1574124AshtnzaddridelogJan 22, 2019 ride log
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 11:40pm
      2 hours
      view more »
      • By bradical9 & contributors
      • Admins: NMTBC
      • #5259 - 19,225 views

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