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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
      This area is all about rock faces with Newtsac being the most notorious trail.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 17
      • 1
      • 4
      • 10
      • 7

      Region Status
      Caution as of Sep 20, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #907
      State Ranking
      #114
      Trails (view details)
      39
      Trails Mountain Bike
      39
      Trails Hike
      39
      Trails Trail Running
      39
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      17,910 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,289 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,062 ft
      Reports
      141
      Photos
      191
      Ridden Counter
      2,411

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance

      Photos of Nelson's North Shore Mountain Bike

      trail: Doz Slabs
      116 |
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 10:10pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      trail: Doz Slabs
      95 |
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 10:10pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      trail: Slabalanche
      379 |
      Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 20, 2014
      trail: Slabalanche
      2,473 |
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:50am
      Sep 28, 2011
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Nelson's North Shore Mountain Bike

      Race pace practice
      trail: Nooner
      2:43 | 147 | Apr 28, 2019
      First ride on new giant reign
      trail: Nooner
      4:06 | 470 | Dec 10, 2017
      OnBoard - The 1st
      trail: Nooner
      10:46 | 110 | Jul 25, 2017
      Morning Sickness, Nelson BC. Follow
      4:18 | 452 | May 21, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Newtsac
      Sep 20, 2019 @ 4:29pm
      Sep 20, 2019
      Dryskinuts4 trees down on Sunday. 3 trail saw size....
      Nooner
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      Very Dryadeen123Very dry, loose and dusty
      Morning Sickness
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      Dryadeen123Loose and dusty, some corners look more...
      Ledges
      Aug 19, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Aug 19, 2019
      Variablecjorge NCC Recently brushed and fallen tree has been...
      Glade Runner
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 12:29pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      Dryadeen123Trail is riding well, trailhead is well...
      Lower Sitkum
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 1:12pm
      Aug 5, 2019
      Very Dryadeen123VERY dry, very loose, the lower section...
      Kokanee Glacier Road
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 1:56am
      Aug 3, 2019
      Dryadeen123Road seems to be in very good condition...
      Slabalanche
      Jul 27, 2019 @ 11:15am
      Jul 27, 2019
      DryDanksiJan, Derek and I cleared a couple of...
      Upper Hitman
      Jul 8, 2019 @ 3:35pm
      Jul 8, 2019
      Variableskimtb1 NCC Not recommended currently. Major erosion...
      Upper Stikum
      May 26, 2019 @ 4:19pm
      May 26, 2019
      Drybrule

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1359707IwebswishlisttrailShitacker
      Dec 2, 2019 @ 10:31am
      Dec 2, 2019
      user #962091NateridesneldoraddphotoNate at Shitacker in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
      Nov 26, 2019 @ 11:13pm
      Nov 26, 2019
      user #1763023KarlatremblayriddentrailUpper Goosebumps and 1 more
      Nov 25, 2019 @ 10:49pm
      Nov 25, 2019
      user #426241hansbauckwishlisttrailNewtsac
      Nov 25, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Nov 25, 2019
      user #117448shadow20commenttrailLedges
      Nov 8, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Nov 8, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #117448shadow20trailLedgesNice slabs, first few features felt a bit more...
      Nov 8, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Nov 8, 2019
      user #331356mackgtrailNoonerDescription is accurate. Rough, raw and fast....
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 7:23am
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #331356mackgtrailLedgesAgree with other comment. Really unique trail...
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 7:22am
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #331356mackgtrailGlade RunnerFun trail with a big rock roll near the end....
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 6:42am
      Aug 22, 2019
      user #583171adeen123trailLedgesA fun series of rock slabs with a couple...
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 11:37am
      Aug 13, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Svoboda Road 1 13 8 28 km
      Shannon Pass 1 1 28.2 km
      Mountain Station 6 13 12 210.4 km
      Whitewater Ski Resort 111.8 km
      Pilot Point Peninsula 6 7 112.8 km

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