1,965 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-394 ft
Descent
00:05:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Fat Chance Trail

Fat Chance Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mountain Station
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #12119 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking

Classic downhill riding on a flowing, root-encrusted trail, with some steep cruxes and recently renovated airs.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Fat Chance mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -393 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,113 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,505 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,505 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,113 ft
  • Grade max
    -31.977%
  • Grade min
    -2.35%
  • Distance climb
    83 ft
  • Distance down
    1,864 ft
  • Distance flat
    18 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:32
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2020
Avg: 4.65 (11 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.
  • > 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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
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
  • 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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      Fat Chance Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 31, 2020 @ 10:00pm
      Oct 31, 2020
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:19pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      reporter MOUNTAIN STATION is CLOSED for all access until further notice. Starting Monday morning (Sept 28). The landowner will be moving equipment in to...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 11:29am
      Sep 14, 2020
      reporter Top section of trail is closed due to major blow down from Labour day wind event. Section below the Eli rock circle has been cleared by the NCC...
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      Tons of trees down
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 11:46am
      Aug 8, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 65 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 578 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      6 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      7 |
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      99 |
      Sep 3, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      87 |
      Aug 2, 2018 @ 9:21pm
      Aug 2, 2018

      Trail Products

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag LuckyLuke2112 (Oct 5, 2020 at 13:19)
       Completly destroyed, fallen trees everywhere.
      [Reply]

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