1 mile
Distance
652 ft
Climb
-66 ft
Descent
00:17:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Bottoms Up Trail

Bottoms Up Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #1791 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Locals rejoice. Our first grunt-free climb ever, on an easy ascent that zippers up the face of lower Morning Mountain and started the revolution of this neglected area into a must-ride trail system.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bottoms Up mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    585 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,501 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,109 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,506 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,092 ft
  • Grade
    8.156%
  • Grade max
    -14.331%
  • Grade min
    31.246%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1,057 ft
  • Distance flat
    325 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:11
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.45 (16 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 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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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Bottoms Up Trail Reports

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      Oct 21, 2020 @ 9:15pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      Didn't see any angry wasps. Trail was running great.
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      Giant wasp nest mentioned below still there and wasps aggressive
      Sep 22, 2020 @ 4:00pm
      Sep 22, 2020
      Giant wasp nest on climber's left, a couple hundred meters from the top. They didn't appear upset as we rolled by but I wouldn't stop for a...
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      Tree down near bottom.
      Jul 5, 2020 @ 2:36pm
      Jul 5, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 421 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,941 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 16, 2019 @ 4:49pm
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      Apr 12, 2019 @ 7:44pm
      Apr 12, 2019
      76 |
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 4:20pm
      Aug 5, 2018
      55 |
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 4:19pm
      Aug 5, 2018

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      Morning Mountain || Ticks Dig Me || Nelson BC
      7:28 | 307 | Sep 21, 2018 , Nelson
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