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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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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #207
      State Ranking
      #48
      Trails
      38
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      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
      517
      Photos
      245
      Ridden Counter
      3,018

      Photos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      116 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Uterbraten, Nanaimo
      trail: Rollercoaster
      65 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Rollercoaster, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      339 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      265 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
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      Videos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      Sam Howe in Gnarnaimo
      1:46 | 3695 | Oct 25, 2018
      Locdog's on the Benson Trails
      trail: Uterbraten
      2:44 | 161 | Oct 5, 2018
      Drop and Gap Jump
      0:12 | 128 | Sep 18, 2018
      Mt Benson riding
      3:26 | 376 | Nov 18, 2017
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

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      user #332stickboyreportSexy FlandersRide faster. Lol
      Oct 22, 2018 @ 8:56am
      Oct 22, 2018
      user #1514255MarcioFrancotrailMeat DrawSweet as! All I was looking for! Challenging...
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:56pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      user #1514255MarcioFrancotrailChainsaw RidgeRad trail! Definitely a double black and som...
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 8:52pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      user #626886Gla55BrakrtrailGatekeeperFYI this is a two way trail. It is a great...
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      user #1511262HammeredFellatrailRollercoasterKkoi
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 3:55am
      Sep 3, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1075210gnarnaimoaddridelogNov 15, 2018 ride log
      Nov 15, 2018 @ 7:55pm
      2 hours
      user #199503Dj-anaticaddridelogNov 15, 2018 ride log
      Nov 15, 2018 @ 2:41pm
      7 hours
      user #991400dwack9addridelogNov 14, 2018 ride log
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 7:26pm
      1 days
      user #1388196richscottaddridelogNov 14, 2018 ride log
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 4:55pm
      1 days
      user #454369canadakawishlisttrailThe Gravitron
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 12:03pm
      1 days
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