2,688 ft
Distance
267 ft
Climb
-44 ft
Descent
00:09:23
Avg time

Firball Climb Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #32835 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

A moderate grade climbing trail from the skid site to the trig point and the start of Firball descent. Seating area and amazing views over Nelson await.

Access Info

The trail starts approximately 20m up the fire break that heads towards the trig point.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Firball Climb bike trail
  • Altitude change
    223 ft
  • Altitude min
    923 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,146 ft
  • Altitude start
    923 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,146 ft
  • Grade
    8.298%
  • Grade max
    -14.762%
  • Grade min
    51.098%
  • Distance climb
    2,090 ft
  • Distance down
    598 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:23
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Status:
on Feb 18, 2020
Avg: 3 (9 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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  • < 2 days
  • < 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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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Firball Climb Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 18, 2020 @ 8:44pm
      2 days
      reporter
      Feb 9, 2020 @ 11:22am
      Feb 9, 2020
      reporter Closed 10th Feb Due to Fire risk.
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 2:36pm
      Feb 4, 2020
      reporter Small tree down across trail, can navigate over or around
      Jan 31, 2020 @ 1:04pm
      Jan 31, 2020
      Bypass tree down
      Jan 29, 2020 @ 12:43pm
      Jan 29, 2020
      Fallen tree towards top of the climb but still passable on the left side of it
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 390 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,403 rides
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      Photos

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      2 |
      Feb 4, 2020 @ 2:38pm
      Feb 4, 2020
      2 |
      Jan 29, 2020 @ 12:44pm
      Jan 29, 2020
      11 |
      Apr 13, 2019 @ 1:36am
      Apr 13, 2019
      4 |
      Mar 26, 2019 @ 10:54am
      Mar 26, 2019

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