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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      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 down to Nanaimo Lakes Road
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Parking on road google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
      • 2

      Open on Sep 15, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #204
      State Ranking
      #51
      Trails
      34
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      7,379 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,260 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,644 ft
      Reports
      471
      Photos
      228
      Ridden Counter
      2,630

      Photos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      109 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Uterbraten, Nanaimo
      trail: Rollercoaster
      59 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Rollercoaster, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      315 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      247 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
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      Videos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      Drop and Gap Jump
      0:12 | 26 | Sep 18, 2018
      Mt Benson riding
      3:26 | 344 | Nov 18, 2017
      171028 Max Power
      trail: Max Power
      4:19 | 128 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Sexy Flanders
      5:45 | 205 | Oct 30, 2017
      more videos »

      South Benson Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      2018 VI All Mountain Bike Championships Expert Enduro Course race
      16 miles
      2018 VI All MTB Championships Intermediate Enduro Course race
      14 miles
      Ridge Runner Roundabout
      10 miles
      Braduro 2018
      11 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #1511262HammeredFellatrailRollercoasterKkoi
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:55am
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #1511262HammeredFellatrailRollercoasterK
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:52am
      Sep 3, 2018
      user #1296994zinedithtrailRollercoasterAmazing flow even when it is dry and dusty....
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:06pm
      Aug 14, 2018
      user #1296994zinedithtrailMeat DrawAmazing trail with lots of different rock...
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:05pm
      Aug 14, 2018
      user #1296994zinedithtrailChainsaw RidgeLots of pedaling and not really worth the...
      Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:03pm
      Aug 14, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #648045tbone2929addridelogSep 22, 2018 ride log
      Sep 22, 2018 @ 9:27am
      1 days
      user #152366agnosticaddridelogSep 21, 2018 ride log and 1 more
      Sep 21, 2018 @ 9:20am
      2 days
      user #84890descendoraddridelogSep 20, 2018 ride log
      Sep 20, 2018 @ 12:35pm
      3 days
      user #1095236glfmkgaddridelogSep 19, 2018 ride log
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 6:00pm
      Sep 19, 2018
      user #5218mrrauldukeaddridelogOct 4, 2015 ride log and 5 more
      Sep 19, 2018 @ 8:07am
      Sep 19, 2018
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