3,457 ft
Distance
88 ft
Climb
-91 ft
Descent
00:07:36
Avg time

Black Jade Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Ridge Runner
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #35534 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Trail weaves along a conglomerate ridge so like most trails in the area it has plenty of bare rock. It has some fun little rocky features to ride up or down.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Black Jade bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    912 ft
  • Altitude max
    963 ft
  • Altitude start
    916 ft
  • Altitude end
    913 ft
  • Grade
    -0.073%
  • Grade max
    -19.766%
  • Grade min
    13.846%
  • Distance climb
    1,332 ft
  • Distance down
    1,538 ft
  • Distance flat
    588 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:59
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Status:
on Sep 28, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 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
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
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
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      Black Jade Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 108 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 489 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      22 |
      Dec 5, 2017 @ 11:21am
      Dec 5, 2017

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      Upper ridge runner
      3:21 | 146 | Nov 13, 2016 , Nanaimo
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