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      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.
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      Region Details
      • 18
      • 1
      • 7
      • 2
      • 5
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of 1 day
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      37
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      15,673 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,767 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,871 ft
      Reports
      829
      Photos
      188
      Ridden Counter
      5,264

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 6 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 22 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      trail: Aorere
      42 |
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 12:07am
      Apr 5, 2021
      trail: Kaka
      46 |
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 12:07am
      Apr 5, 2021
      trail: Putakari
      25 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 1:53am
      Oct 10, 2020
      trail: Aorere
      100 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 1:00am
      Feb 20, 2020
      trail: Aorere
      42 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 1:00am
      Feb 20, 2020
      trail: Kaka
      170 |
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 12:25am
      Feb 3, 2020
      trail: Matai
      136 |
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 2:35am
      Oct 28, 2019
      trail: Aorere
      160 |
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 2:13am
      Oct 28, 2019

      Videos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 427 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 153 | Dec 18, 2017
      Forgot to zip my pants up. Still gonna sendit!
      0:50 | 30452 | Aug 26, 2017
      Cloud nine
      trail: Putakari
      3:41 | 1321 | Apr 22, 2017
      Winter DH series round 1
      trail: Broken Axe
      5:03 | 333 | Jul 17, 2016
      Winter DH series round 2
      5:53 | 235 | Jul 17, 2016
      Kaka Hill NZ Nationals 2016
      trail: Kaka
      3:45 | 900 | Feb 12, 2016
      broken axe small edit
      trail: Broken Axe
      1:42 | 364 | Jul 19, 2015

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Sharlands Road
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      WetLove4riding WGTVSeveral pine across the road in several...
      Putakari
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 11:59pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      DryNMTBC NMTBC
      Broken Axe
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 11:59pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      DryNMTBC NMTBC

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Aorere
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 6:16pm
      1 day
      Variablecheesymorts WGTV Heard there was still some cutting to do...
      Chings Highway
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 9:18pm
      2 days
      DryjamieAKDH AKDH Minor slip. Needs some shovel work
      Isolation Trig Road
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 1:56pm
      2 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Aorere Climb
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 1:56pm
      2 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Wiggles Climb
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Lancewood Waggles
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Bob Fern Rd
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Rimu
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      DryLove4riding WGTVpig rooting
      Sharlands Creek
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Supplejack
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 6:22pm
      Jul 26, 2021
      Wet2d-cutoutStill clear after the last storm.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1337440easy-trailcommentreportAorere
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 1:33am
      22 hours
      user #1193899cheesymortsaddreportAorere
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 6:16pm
      1 day
      user #1756554jamieAKDHaddreportChings Highway
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 9:18pm
      2 days
      user #1078794Love4ridingaddreportSharlands Road and 8 more
      Jul 31, 2021 @ 5:14pm
      2 days
      user #12349922d-cutoutaddreportSharlands Road and 3 more
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 3:49am
      Jul 27, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1337440easy-trailreportAorereThanks Morts!
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 1:33am
      22 hours
      user #608225alepot11trailGround Effect Slingshot2 trees down
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 5:03pm
      Jul 15, 2021
      user #2536462ShancreportPutakariCleared
      Apr 29, 2021 @ 11:04pm
      Apr 29, 2021
      user #986578NordieBoytrailScottwood WigglesMint condition now. Well worth any of the 3...
      Mar 1, 2021 @ 12:54am
      Mar 1, 2021
      user #1337440easy-trailreportPutakariSpike has been removed
      Feb 5, 2021 @ 11:45am
      Feb 5, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Codgers - Maitai 1 6 32.1 km
      Codgers 7 82.5 km
      Coppermine 1 12.8 km
      Fringed Hill Nelson 8 12.9 km
      Marsden Valley 2 56.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3748 miles15,673 ft22 miles1,768 ft
      #890#411888284,588
      E-Bike45 miles1,913 ft3 miles1,201 ft
      #123560215
      Hike2943 miles8,888 ft17 miles1,752 ft
      #1,176#3772818
      Trail Running2943 miles8,888 ft17 miles1,752 ft
      #1,183#3772825
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