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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 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

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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

  • 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
  • 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
      You require a Nelson Mountain Bike Club Membership to ride in this area. Go to https://nelsonmtb.club/join-the-club/become-a-member/

      Sharlands forestry area has a wide variety of hand-built trails through forestry and native plantation with everything from a technical single track, steep loamy descents, and national level DH tracks. Forestry roads link the network for the gravel grinders. A great all-weather riding area.
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 13
      • 1
      • 6
      • 2
      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 14 hours ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      NMTBC
      (nelsonmtb.club)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #611
      Trails (view details)
      31
      Trails Mountain Bike
      31
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Total Distance
      32 miles
      Total Descent
      13,888 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,767 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,871 ft
      Reports
      372
      Photos
      63
      Ridden Counter
      2,312

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 4 rides
      • 18.6 km avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 7 rides
      • 28.9 km avg distance
      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 21.8 km avg distance

      Photos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      trail: Waterloo
      5 |
      Aug 30, 2019 @ 7:25pm
      Aug 30, 2019
      6 |
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 1:01pm
      Aug 23, 2019
      25 |
      May 25, 2019 @ 11:14am
      May 25, 2019
      21 |
      May 25, 2019 @ 11:13am
      May 25, 2019

      Videos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 229 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 110 | Dec 18, 2017
      Forgot to zip my pants up. Still gonna sendit!
      0:50 | 30371 | Aug 26, 2017
      Cloud nine
      trail: Putakari
      3:41 | 1247 | Apr 22, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rimu
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      14 hours
      VariableNMTBC NMTBC Closed for Aorere enduro race until...
      Aorere
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 1:18pm
      14 hours
      DryNMTBC NMTBC Closed for Aorere enduro race until...
      Matai
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 1:17pm
      14 hours
      VariableNMTBC NMTBC Closed for Aorere enduro race until...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #974880NMTBCaddreportMatai and 2 more
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 1:17pm
      14 hours
      user #1817948Tilly1988commenttrailGround Effect Slingshot
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      1 days
      user #1535435KentonMwishlisttrailPutakari and 2 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 11:03pm
      Oct 17, 2019
      user #974880NMTBCupdatetrailKaka
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 11:34pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #974880NMTBCaddreportAorere
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 12:28am
      Oct 13, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1817948Tilly1988trailGround Effect SlingshotPretty overgrown with gorse etc. Turned around...
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 11:01pm
      1 days
      user #1911792Whitee41trailSupplejackOne of my favorite tracks, awesome ride
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 4:18am
      Sep 8, 2019
      user #1768849BenTautrailGround Effect SlingshotIf you're passionate about riding through...
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 12:59pm
      Aug 23, 2019
      user #178361punkturetrailAorereEpic. This is ENDURO mtbing. No doubt.
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 2:32am
      Aug 18, 2019
      user #1436845KatetwtrailSupplejackI totally disagree with the previous comment...
      Jul 11, 2019 @ 1:02am
      Jul 11, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Codgers - Maitai 1 8 31.8 km
      Codgers 5 102.5 km
      Dun Mountain 1 12.8 km
      Fringed Hill Nelson 1 62.9 km
      Fringed Hill3.4 km

      Local Badges

      • By bradical9 & contributors
      • Admins: NMTBC, maXXXis
      • #6655 - 7,549 views

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