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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/ .

      From 4 November 2021 these trails are only open from 7.30am Saturday to 7.30pm Sunday while harvesting is completed.

      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.
      Sharlands Carpark google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 17
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      • 7
      • 4

      Region Status
      Closed as of May 24, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      36
      Trails Mountain Bike
      36
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      28
      Trails Trail Running
      28
      Total Distance
      45 miles
      Total Descent
      14,779 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,767 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,871 ft
      Reports
      1,118
      Photos
      205
      Ridden Counter
      6,200

      Photos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      trail: Aorere
      100 |
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 12:07am
      Apr 5, 2021
      trail: Kaka
      72 |
      Apr 5, 2021 @ 12:07am
      Apr 5, 2021
      trail: Putakari
      43 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 1:53am
      Oct 10, 2020
      trail: Aorere
      150 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 1:00am
      Feb 20, 2020
      trail: Aorere
      67 |
      Feb 20, 2020 @ 1:00am
      Feb 20, 2020
      trail: Kaka
      195 |
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 12:25am
      Feb 3, 2020
      trail: Matai
      167 |
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 2:35am
      Oct 28, 2019
      trail: Aorere
      221 |
      Oct 28, 2019 @ 2:13am
      Oct 28, 2019

      Videos of Sharlands Mountain Bike

      some loose Mr chompa for you
      trail: Mr Chomper
      1:00 | 508 | Dec 18, 2017
      messing around on some step trails in nelson nz
      2:53 | 186 | Dec 18, 2017
      Forgot to zip my pants up. Still gonna sendit!
      0:50 | 30492 | Aug 26, 2017
      Cloud nine
      trail: Putakari
      3:41 | 1337 | Apr 22, 2017
      Winter DH series round 1
      trail: Broken Axe
      5:03 | 364 | Jul 17, 2016
      Winter DH series round 2
      5:53 | 243 | Jul 17, 2016
      Kaka Hill NZ Nationals 2016
      trail: Kaka
      3:45 | 934 | Feb 12, 2016
      broken axe small edit
      trail: Broken Axe
      1:42 | 384 | Jul 19, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Keyboard Warrior
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 6:04pm
      3 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Loam Ranger
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 6:04pm
      3 days
      VariableLove4riding WGTV
      Maitai Face Road
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 2:40pm
      3 days
      Dry Rootball on road, bike access ok. No...Jonocor WGTV
      What The DOC Ordered
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Wiggles Climb
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Willow Lane
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Broken Axe
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Central Rd
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Chings Highway
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC
      Chings Link
      May 24, 2022 @ 12:46pm
      May 24, 2022
      Unknown CLOSED 24/7 FOR HARVESTINGNMTBC NMTBC

      Activity Feed

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      user #1078794Love4ridingaddreportKeyboard Warrior and 1 more
      Aug 13, 2022 @ 2:47am
      2 days
      user #1299070JonocoraddreportMaitai Face Road
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 2:40pm
      3 days
      user #902514trailforksaddvideoMr Chomper@ Sharlands Forest. Nelson
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 2:00am
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #902514trailforksaddvideoLoam Ranger @ Sharlands. Nelson
      Jul 22, 2022 @ 1:00am
      Jul 22, 2022
      user #1311713eljefeglobaladdvideoTrail preview and demo bike test: Mr Chomper aboard 2021 Transition Patrol
      Jul 7, 2022 @ 6:57pm
      Jul 7, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2922254AndyvanmantrailChings HighwayWe rode it in the wet which made some of the...
      May 14, 2022 @ 11:09pm
      May 14, 2022
      user #2922254AndyvanmantrailChings HighwayThis is a great intermediate track that I...
      May 14, 2022 @ 11:05pm
      May 14, 2022
      user #1868231Nikliss615trailSharlands Super-Skid shortcutThis climb is a slog. Keep going up Sharlands...
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 6:07pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      user #757796hunterrobbreportRimuCleared
      Dec 12, 2021 @ 12:40am
      Dec 12, 2021
      user #1204278bikemoto885trailChings HighwayQuite a fun track, really! Navigation not an...
      Nov 19, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Nov 19, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Codgers - Maitai 3 5 32.1 km
      Codgers 1 52.5 km
      Coppermine 22.8 km
      Fringed Hill Nelson 2 92.9 km
      Marsden Valley 1 46.3 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3645 miles14,780 ft21 miles1,768 ft
      #1,065#472031,1175,453
      E-Bike33 miles1,158 ft2 miles873 ft
      #132699343
      Hike2840 miles8,058 ft17 miles1,752 ft
      #1,512#4594423
      Trail Running2840 miles8,058 ft17 miles1,752 ft
      #1,517#45294450
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      • Admins: Aorere-Enduro, NMTBC
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