4 miles
Distance
214 ft
Climb
-2,810 ft
Descent
00:52:12
Avg time

Dew Lakes Details

  • Riding Area
    Maitai Valley
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8747 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Full on fun and not for the faint hearted. Rooty, rocky, and everything that you could love about Nelson riding in one trail.

Access Info

Push up and ride down. Or via Dun Mountain/Little Twin, or Maungatapu track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Dew Lakes bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,596 ft
  • Altitude min
    471 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,068 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,068 ft
  • Altitude end
    471 ft
  • Grade
    -13.617%
  • Grade max
    -58.79%
  • Grade min
    50.48%
  • Distance climb
    1,987 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    585 ft
  • Avg time
    00:52:12
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2019
Variable
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to dew-lakes-90752 trailhead (-41.328100, 173.407080)
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      Dew Lakes Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 6:05pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Overgrown vegetation in the sections immediately below the Dew Lakes. Hard to see the trail in most parts.
      Mar 18, 2018 @ 1:46am
      Mar 18, 2018
      Towards the very top by the actual lakes the track was a pinch overgrown. There were a few boggy muddy sections around the top but once the track...
      Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:57pm
      Jan 4, 2018
      reporter Open
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5 rides
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