3.6 miles
Distance
214 ft
Climb
-2,810 ft
Descent
01:02:41
Avg time

Dew Lakes Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coppermine
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8747 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-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.

More Stats for Dew Lakes mountain bike trail 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
    01:02:41
  • Avg reverse time
    02:03:11
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Status:
on Apr 26, 2020
Avg: 5 (1 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
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.
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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
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
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Trail Popularity ?
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      Dew Lakes Trail Reports

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      Apr 26, 2020 @ 11:08pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      reporter
      Mar 26, 2020 @ 8:14pm
      Mar 26, 2020
      reporter
      Apr 7, 2019 @ 11:18pm
      Apr 7, 2019
      Still very overgrown at the top but it’s only the first 500m really. There’s plenty of massive rain ruts but just adds to the spice of the...
      Mar 26, 2019 @ 6:06pm
      Mar 26, 2019
      reporter
      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.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 12 rides
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      Photos

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      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
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      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
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      112 |
      Feb 21, 2020 @ 12:47am
      Feb 21, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      ButtersNZ (Feb 6, 2020 at 14:02)
       Who says mountain biking isn't allowed here? It's a sick track.
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      Videos

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      youtuber I Struggled on this Descent - Dew Lakes Trail
      13:48 | 618 | Feb 6, 2019 , Nelson
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