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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
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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
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  • < 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
  • 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 region is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

      A small but fun network of DH/AM trails on the south side of Mount Benson and Wolf Mountain down to Nanaimo Lakes Road
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Parking on road google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 15
      • 3
      • 6
      • 12
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 8, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #203
      State Ranking
      #47
      Trails (view details)
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      39
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent
      10,201 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,725 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,338 ft
      Reports
      961
      Photos
      317
      Ridden Counter
      7,102

      Photos of South Benson / Wolf Mountain Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      176 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      trail: Rollercoaster
      97 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      trail: Meat Draw
      447 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      trail: Meat Draw
      339 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016

      Videos of South Benson / Wolf Mountain Mountain Bike

      Gate keeper
      2:47 | 39 | Aug 3, 2019
      Lower Uter
      trail: Uterbraten
      1:56 | 69 | May 17, 2019
      FTR to Rollercoaster // Benson Nanaimo
      trail: FTR
      5:26 | 164 | May 7, 2019
      Max Power
      trail: Max Power
      5:04 | 167 | Apr 26, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #862985dk861wishlisttrailSexy Flanders and 2 more
      Dec 11, 2019 @ 5:57am
      2 days
      user #463822DSPhotoaddreportGatekeeper and 3 more
      Dec 8, 2019 @ 3:03pm
      Dec 8, 2019
      user #1860103RathalosriddentrailBranch access Road
      Dec 6, 2019 @ 3:25pm
      Dec 6, 2019
      user #17937kiddlelatoraddvideoSexy Flanders
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 11:12am
      Dec 5, 2019
      user #1172031wtroostaddreportGatekeeper and 1 more
      Dec 3, 2019 @ 1:53pm
      Dec 3, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1473596dirtworshiptrailGatekeeperTrail is in great shape right now, perfect...
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:18am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #1473596dirtworshiptrailGatekeeper (Upper)Meh, there are better options in the area. Not...
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:13am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #1473596dirtworshiptrailUterbratenMotos tracks on the top section of this trail,...
      Sep 30, 2019 @ 9:09am
      Sep 30, 2019
      user #88952robcartwheeltrailGatekeeper (Upper)Definitely not a blue entrance, but not really...
      Jul 13, 2019 @ 4:04pm
      Jul 13, 2019
      user #13794jondurhamtrailChainsaw RidgeThe road to the top of this trail gets insane,...
      Jun 9, 2019 @ 12:09am
      Jun 9, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Water District Lands 12.2 km
      Ridge Runner 4 43 12.3 km
      Westwood 2 19 4 22.4 km
      The Abyss / Extension Ridge 5 39 22.5 km
      Doumont 10 103 18 76.1 km

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