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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Top of the south island city, famous for steep hills and rough natural terrrain.
      Region Details
      • 64
      • 1
      • 13
      • 45
      • 35
      • 9

      Region Status
      Open as of 3 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      205
      Trails Mountain Bike
      211
      Trails E-Bike
      25
      Trails Hike
      127
      Trails Trail Running
      126
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      4
      Total Distance
      244 miles
      Total Descent
      104,441 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,249 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,265 ft
      Reports
      2,573
      Photos
      587
      Ridden Counter
      26,301
      Sub Regions

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 15 rides
      • 16.1 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 13 rides
      • 20.6 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 124 rides
      • 20.8 km avg distance

      Photos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      trail: Dew Lakes
      10 |
      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
      Feb 21, 2020
      trail: Dew Lakes
      10 |
      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
      Feb 21, 2020
      trail: Dew Lakes
      29 |
      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
      Feb 21, 2020
      31 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 12:40pm
      Feb 20, 2020

      Videos of Nelson Mountain Bike

      Turners Track, Nelson - Faceplant into tree.
      trail: Turners
      1:21 | 98 | Mar 2, 2020
      Pesky root on Te Ara Koa
      trail: Te Ara Koa
      0:36 | 178 | Dec 2, 2019
      crash into gate nelson
      trail: HotBox
      0:33 | 831 | Apr 21, 2018
      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 280 | Dec 18, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Sewer Sidle
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 11:45pm
      3 days
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP
      Shuttle Road
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 11:45pm
      3 days
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP
      Slippery Weka
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 11:45pm
      3 days
      UnknownHaggiss WGBP

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1935772Cormacpetre2000riddentrailMiddle Road and 4 more
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 8:51pm
      21 hours
      user #1935772Cormacpetre2000riddentrailTake Me To Your Leader and 4 more
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      21 hours
      user #1935772Cormacpetre2000riddentrailConvolution and 1 more
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 8:49pm
      21 hours
      user #1078265ckrichardsriddentrailPanorama Marsden link
      Apr 6, 2020 @ 8:24pm
      2 days
      user #1945246HaggissaddreportAlaskan Pipeline and 61 more
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 11:45pm
      3 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #745439hamishnzreportFlorenceRock was moved and trail repaired on...
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      Mar 23, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailHuhuSome rock to be raked clear. Bracken and...
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:22pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailStephenCould use a walk through with a rock rake....
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:20pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailBoulder DashLoose rock here and there in upper sections....
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Mar 15, 2020
      user #1126265downsouthridetrailCreamed RiceUpper section some loose rock has accumulated.
      Mar 15, 2020 @ 12:14pm
      Mar 15, 2020

      Local Badges

      • By bradical9 & contributors
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      • #5259 - 34,093 views

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