2 miles
Distance
445 ft
Climb
-762 ft
Descent
00:31:14
Avg time

Black Diamond Details

  • Riding Area
    Maitai Valley
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25944 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A steep technical climb from fringe hill to sunrise ridge, for most people there will be a lot of pushing/carrying. There are also a few steep techy downhill sections that make up for the walking.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Black Diamond bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -317 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,279 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,727 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,605 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,288 ft
  • Grade
    -3.752%
  • Grade max
    -39.637%
  • Grade min
    28.201%
  • Distance climb
    3,021 ft
  • Distance down
    5,042 ft
  • Distance flat
    383 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:14
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Status:
on Feb 3, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.8 (9 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to black-diamond-18502 trailhead (-41.310743, 173.316673)
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      Black Diamond Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Feb 3, 2019 @ 9:01pm
      Feb 3, 2019
      Jan 17, 2019 @ 6:28pm
      Jan 17, 2019
      Some great work has been done on the first climb
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 6:04pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Riding great after the work done on it
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 1:02pm
      Dec 14, 2018
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Gotta walk quite a few parts, especially uphill for sure. Also not very cleaned, it seems like not...
      Nov 16, 2018 @ 11:24am
      Nov 16, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 37 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 126 rides
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      Photos

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      5 |
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 12:38am
      Jan 2, 2019
      Black Diamond, My City
      4 |
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 12:37am
      Jan 2, 2019
      Black Diamond, My City
      4 |
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 1:56pm
      Dec 31, 2018
      Black Diamond, My City
      6 |
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 8:17pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Black Diamond, My City

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      Edit of Black Diamond Ridge, Nelson, NZ
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