8.4 miles
Distance
2,490 ft
Climb
-2,462 ft
Descent
4,347 ft
High Point
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Nelson Fat Tire His and Hers Insane Enduro Race

Stage 1: Placenta Descenta ending at Illuminati
Stage 2: Illuminati
Stage 3: Oil Can
Stage 4: Born Again / Unit Crewzer

Detailed Description
2018 Nelson Fat Tire Festival Insane Enduro is a 8 mile intermediate race route located near Nelson British Columbia. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction. This route includes 34 trails. This route climbs 2,490 ft with a max elevation of 4,347 ft then descends -2,462 ft.
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60 Reviews & Comments

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maclouti (Oct 9, 2022 at 18:00)
Trail Lefty
Clear and dry.
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maclouti (Oct 9, 2022 at 18:00)
Trail Lefty
Clear and dry.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 9:25)
More of a physical challenge than a technical one due to sustained steep, chundery sections. It’d make a great Enduro race course. Like others have said, this trail would be a black in most parts of the world.

I’d skip this one if your from Colorado (like me) or any place that’s got decent vertical drop. You’ve probably got a similar trail in your backyard already. Hit Turnstyles instead.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 9:25)
More of a physical challenge than a technical one due to sustained steep, chundery sections. It’d make a great Enduro race course. Like others have said, this trail would be a black in most parts of the world.

I’d skip this one if your from Colorado (like me) or any place that’s got decent vertical drop. You’ve probably got a similar trail in your backyard already. Hit Turnstyles instead.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 9:25)
More of a physical challenge than a technical one due to sustained steep, chundery sections. It’d make a great Enduro race course. Like others have said, this trail would be a black in most parts of the world.

I’d skip this one if your from Colorado (like me) or any place that’s got decent vertical drop. You’ve probably got a similar trail in your backyard already. Hit Turnstyles instead.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 9:25)
More of a physical challenge than a technical one due to sustained steep, chundery sections. It’d make a great Enduro race course. Like others have said, this trail would be a black in most parts of the world.

I’d skip this one if your from Colorado (like me) or any place that’s got decent vertical drop. You’ve probably got a similar trail in your backyard already. Hit Turnstyles instead.
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bocomtb (Jun 26, 2022 at 9:25)
More of a physical challenge than a technical one due to sustained steep, chundery sections. It’d make a great Enduro race course. Like others have said, this trail would be a black in most parts of the world.

I’d skip this one if your from Colorado (like me) or any place that’s got decent vertical drop. You’ve probably got a similar trail in your backyard already. Hit Turnstyles instead.
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gasman5 (Sep 1, 2021 at 16:39)
Very well built and pretty climbing trail.
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gasman5 (Sep 1, 2021 at 16:39)
Very well built and pretty climbing trail.
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gasman5 (Sep 1, 2021 at 16:39)
Very well built and pretty climbing trail.
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taskmgr (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:43)
Trail Lefty
Is it clear yet?
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taskmgr (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:43)
Trail Lefty
Is it clear yet?
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Ryanseanj (Jan 25, 2021 at 16:46)
Lots of trees down. It's fine for hiking (although the snow isn't hard in a lot of places higher up so it's "challenging"), but there's going to be a solid amount of work required to clear the trail up in the Spring.
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Ryanseanj (Jan 25, 2021 at 16:46)
Lots of trees down. It's fine for hiking (although the snow isn't hard in a lot of places higher up so it's "challenging"), but there's going to be a solid amount of work required to clear the trail up in the Spring.
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Ryanseanj (Jan 25, 2021 at 16:46)
Lots of trees down. It's fine for hiking (although the snow isn't hard in a lot of places higher up so it's "challenging"), but there's going to be a solid amount of work required to clear the trail up in the Spring.
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Ryanseanj (Jan 25, 2021 at 16:46)
Lots of trees down. It's fine for hiking (although the snow isn't hard in a lot of places higher up so it's "challenging"), but there's going to be a solid amount of work required to clear the trail up in the Spring.
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Ryanseanj (Jan 25, 2021 at 16:46)
Lots of trees down. It's fine for hiking (although the snow isn't hard in a lot of places higher up so it's "challenging"), but there's going to be a solid amount of work required to clear the trail up in the Spring.
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tallisman (Sep 16, 2020 at 16:39)
Trail Lefty
Berms tables and optional gaps, some requiring a look-see before sending
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tallisman (Sep 16, 2020 at 16:39)
Trail Lefty
Berms tables and optional gaps, some requiring a look-see before sending
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adeen123 (Jul 27, 2020 at 9:17)
As others have said, this is on the darker end of blue trails, some tricky moves and lots of chunk
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adeen123 (Jul 27, 2020 at 9:17)
As others have said, this is on the darker end of blue trails, some tricky moves and lots of chunk
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adeen123 (Jul 27, 2020 at 9:17)
As others have said, this is on the darker end of blue trails, some tricky moves and lots of chunk
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adeen123 (Jul 27, 2020 at 9:17)
As others have said, this is on the darker end of blue trails, some tricky moves and lots of chunk
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adeen123 (Jul 27, 2020 at 9:17)
As others have said, this is on the darker end of blue trails, some tricky moves and lots of chunk
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nedflanders01 (Jun 2, 2020 at 17:57)
Trail Oil Can
Couple mucky spots but otherwise riding good!
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nedflanders01 (Jun 2, 2020 at 17:57)
Trail Oil Can
Couple mucky spots but otherwise riding good!
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nedflanders01 (Jun 2, 2020 at 17:57)
Trail Oil Can
Couple mucky spots but otherwise riding good!
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nedflanders01 (Jun 2, 2020 at 17:57)
Trail Oil Can
Couple mucky spots but otherwise riding good!
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BCtrailrider (Aug 29, 2019 at 11:14)
Trail Oil Can
I hope you like flat corners
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BCtrailrider (Aug 29, 2019 at 11:14)
Trail Oil Can
I hope you like flat corners
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BCtrailrider (Aug 29, 2019 at 11:14)
Trail Oil Can
I hope you like flat corners
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BCtrailrider (Aug 29, 2019 at 11:14)
Trail Oil Can
I hope you like flat corners
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mackg KBRA (Aug 22, 2019 at 6:35)
Trail Illuminati
Less steep and easier than placenta so better bang for your buck.
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mackg KBRA (Aug 22, 2019 at 6:35)
Trail Illuminati
Less steep and easier than placenta so better bang for your buck.
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yax75 (Jul 18, 2019 at 14:38)
I agree with it being a BC blue, black everywhere else. Rode it today no trees, but it seems like it is getting badly eroded. Just makes it more techie.
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yax75 (Jul 18, 2019 at 14:38)
I agree with it being a BC blue, black everywhere else. Rode it today no trees, but it seems like it is getting badly eroded. Just makes it more techie.
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yax75 (Jul 18, 2019 at 14:38)
I agree with it being a BC blue, black everywhere else. Rode it today no trees, but it seems like it is getting badly eroded. Just makes it more techie.
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yax75 (Jul 18, 2019 at 14:38)
I agree with it being a BC blue, black everywhere else. Rode it today no trees, but it seems like it is getting badly eroded. Just makes it more techie.
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yax75 (Jul 18, 2019 at 14:38)
I agree with it being a BC blue, black everywhere else. Rode it today no trees, but it seems like it is getting badly eroded. Just makes it more techie.
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Heleneminot (Jul 12, 2019 at 18:04)
Trail Lefty
Fabulously fun
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Heleneminot (Jul 12, 2019 at 18:04)
Trail Lefty
Fabulously fun
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MarioRusch (May 4, 2019 at 15:51)
I would agree, more black than blue. There are also about 8 trees on the trail. You have to stop and lift your bike over it. This was May 4. 2019
Not meant as a critic more a heads up for others.
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MarioRusch (May 4, 2019 at 15:51)
I would agree, more black than blue. There are also about 8 trees on the trail. You have to stop and lift your bike over it. This was May 4. 2019
Not meant as a critic more a heads up for others.
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MarioRusch (May 4, 2019 at 15:51)
I would agree, more black than blue. There are also about 8 trees on the trail. You have to stop and lift your bike over it. This was May 4. 2019
Not meant as a critic more a heads up for others.
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MarioRusch (May 4, 2019 at 15:51)
I would agree, more black than blue. There are also about 8 trees on the trail. You have to stop and lift your bike over it. This was May 4. 2019
Not meant as a critic more a heads up for others.
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MarioRusch (May 4, 2019 at 15:51)
I would agree, more black than blue. There are also about 8 trees on the trail. You have to stop and lift your bike over it. This was May 4. 2019
Not meant as a critic more a heads up for others.
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shredmtber (Mar 7, 2019 at 17:58)
Trail Lefty
Great flowy trail well built.
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shredmtber (Mar 7, 2019 at 17:58)
Trail Lefty
Great flowy trail well built.
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FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:10)
Trail Lefty
Very dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:10)
Trail Lefty
Very dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:09)
Trail Oil Can
Dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:09)
Trail Oil Can
Dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:09)
Trail Oil Can
Dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:09)
Trail Oil Can
Dry
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Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:05)
Very dry
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Route Sections

1 Placenta Descenta
  • 2,472 ft distance
  • 0 ft climb
  • -453 ft descent
2 Illuminati
  • 1 mile distance
  • 29 ft climb
  • -835 ft descent
3 Oil Can
  • 3,628 ft distance
  • 31 ft climb
  • -446 ft descent
4 Born Again Unit Crewzer
  • 3,781 ft distance
  • 35 ft climb
  • -616 ft descent

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Sunday August 26, 2018 at 01:00pm
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for 2018 Nelson Fat Tire Festival Insane Enduro mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,506 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,506 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,533 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -94.5%
  • Grade min
    49.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,611 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Unit Crewzer
Nov 3, 2022 @ 9:08am
Nov 3, 2022
In the best shape since spring!
Upper Bottoms
Oct 26, 2022 @ 3:04pm
Oct 26, 2022
Some snowy patches approaching the turnstyles bench
Rhythm and Blues
Oct 26, 2022 @ 8:04am
Oct 26, 2022
Placenta Descenta
Oct 13, 2022 @ 3:20am
Oct 13, 2022
Lefty
Oct 13, 2022 @ 3:20am
Oct 13, 2022
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