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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
      Region Details
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      • 10
      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #172
      State Ranking
      #48
      Trails
      27
      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
      244
      Photos
      204
      Ridden Counter
      1,214

      Popular South Benson Mountain Bike Trails

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      Recent Trail Reports

      Current Trail Warnings

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      The Zipper
      Jan 21, 2018 @ 5:28pm
      Jan 21, 2018
      2 trees down. One (~10inch) in a blind...
      FTR
      Jan 14, 2018 @ 1:21pm
      Jan 14, 2018
      Several big downed trees. Cleared the...

      Photos of South Benson Mountain Bike

      trail: Uterbraten
      66 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Uterbraten, Nanaimo
      trail: Rollercoaster
      28 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      Rollercoaster, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      224 |
      Jul 25, 2016 @ 8:49pm
      Jul 25, 2016
      Meat Draw, Nanaimo
      trail: Meat Draw
      198 |
      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 | 174 | Nov 18, 2017
      171028 Max Power
      trail: Max Power
      4:19 | 68 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Sexy Flanders
      5:45 | 104 | Oct 30, 2017
      171028 Meat Draw
      trail: Meat Draw
      3:53 | 38 | Oct 30, 2017
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      South Benson Mountain Bike Routes

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      The Variety Pack
      12 miles
      Ridge Runner Roundabout
      10 miles
      VAN ISLE ALL-MTN CHAMPS OF THE WORLD PART 1 race
      18 miles

      Recent Comments

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      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 #1172031wtroostaddridelogFeb 22, 2018 ride log
      Feb 22, 2018 @ 12:51pm
      Feb 22, 2018
      user #858789trailmountainaddreportGatekeeper and 1 more
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 9:42pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #1386444MichaelJeraddridelogFeb 17, 2018 ride log
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 3:15pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #88059resinrideraddridelogFeb 17, 2018 ride log
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 2:52pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      user #152366agnosticaddridelogFeb 17, 2018 ride log
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 11:12am
      Feb 17, 2018
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