1,688 ft
Distance
-189 ft
Descent
00:04:01
Avg time

142 to RC connector Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    South Benson
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19020 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Original downhill access to Rollercoaster from 142 main. Trail began as singletrack but has seen motorized traffic over recent years turning it to doubletrack. Trail finishes with a loose shoot down into a rocky creek crossing.

Access Info

Access via 142 main logging road at the old Lookout.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for 142 to RC connector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -189 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,590 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,779 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,779 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,590 ft
  • Grade
    -11.19%
  • Grade max
    -25.866%
  • Grade min
    1.019%
  • Distance climb
    22 ft
  • Distance down
    1,525 ft
  • Distance flat
    141 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:26
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Status:
on Aug 26, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to 142-to-rc-connector trailhead (49.129420, -124.024540)
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      142 to RC connector Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Aug 26, 2019
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 7:25pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:31pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      reporter
      Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:30pm
      Sep 9, 2018
      reporter
      Jul 23, 2018 @ 12:25am
      Jul 23, 2018
      reporter Land Manager has closed this trail due to extreme fire risk. Please respect trail closures.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 102 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 445 rides
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      Photos

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      6 |
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Sep 26, 2019
      135 |
      May 25, 2018 @ 1:33pm
      May 25, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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