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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Native/Tribal
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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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
      • 15
      • 2
      • 3
      • 11
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #192
      State Ranking
      #51
      Trails
      33
      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
      260
      Photos
      218
      Ridden Counter
      1,775

      Photos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      83 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Uterbraten, Nanaimo
      trail: Rollercoaster
      39 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Rollercoaster, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      267 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      217 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      more photos »

      Videos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      Mt Benson riding
      3:26 | 257 | Nov 18, 2017
      171028 Max Power
      trail: Max Power
      4:19 | 92 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Sexy Flanders
      5:45 | 153 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Meat Draw
      trail: Meat Draw
      3:53 | 80 | Oct 30, 2017
      more videos »

      South Benson Mountain Bike Routes

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      Ridge Runner Roundabout
      10 miles
      The Variety Pack
      12 miles
      Braduro 2018
      11 miles
      2018 VI All Mountain Bike Championships Expert Enduro Course race
      16 miles

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #991400dwack9reportGatekeeperJan 13 - trees still down on trail.
      Jan 13, 2018 @ 5:24pm
      Jan 13, 2018
      user #302039DuncyHtrailFawn FrenzyIt's across a creek, you can see the jump...
      Nov 19, 2017 @ 5:48pm
      Nov 19, 2017
      user #903266encostassaurotrailFawn FrenzyWhat's the final jump like?
      Sep 29, 2017 @ 9:00pm
      Sep 29, 2017
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      Recent Activity

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      user #99388p3riderforlifeaddridelogMay 24, 2018 ride log
      May 24, 2018 @ 11:11pm
      5 hours
      user #463822DSPhotoaddroute2018 VI All MTB Championships Expert Enduro Course Final and 1 more
      May 24, 2018 @ 9:56pm
      6 hours
      user #463822DSPhotoaddpoiWater Station
      May 24, 2018 @ 9:47pm
      6 hours
      user #212426takoda-crawfordaddridelogMay 24, 2018 ride log
      May 24, 2018 @ 8:42pm
      7 hours
      user #152366agnosticaddridelogMay 24, 2018 ride log
      May 24, 2018 @ 7:16pm
      9 hours
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