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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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
      • 15
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
      • 2

      Open on Jul 17, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #180
      State Ranking
      #48
      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
      365
      Photos
      227
      Ridden Counter
      2,405

      Photos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      104 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Uterbraten, Nanaimo
      trail: Rollercoaster
      57 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Rollercoaster, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      302 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      243 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
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      Videos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      Mt Benson riding
      3:26 | 311 | Nov 18, 2017
      171028 Max Power
      trail: Max Power
      4:19 | 111 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Sexy Flanders
      5:45 | 188 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Meat Draw
      trail: Meat Draw
      3:53 | 107 | Oct 30, 2017
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

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      user #305468diggietrailBenson Summit RoadAfascqreaw
      Jun 24, 2018 @ 11:17am
      Jun 24, 2018
      user #1095236glfmkgtrailGatekeeperPlease don't climb up this trail. There is an...
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 9:55am
      Jun 18, 2018
      user #169359chubby5000trailUterbratenGreat fun, and it kicks the snot out of you,...
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 11:05am
      Jun 15, 2018
      user #169359chubby5000trailMeat DrawEasy peasy lemon squeezy goodness with a pile...
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 10:57am
      Jun 15, 2018
      user #169359chubby5000trailUpper Meat DrawMore rock slab goodness. An awesome and...
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 10:56am
      Jun 15, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      Jul 19, 2018 @ 9:19pm
      2 days
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      Jul 19, 2018 @ 12:40pm
      3 days
      user #1071704GrumpyKataddridelogJul 19, 2018 ride log
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