1,806 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-304 ft
Descent
00:03:01
Avg time

Gnarly Nun Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Port Hills West
    Christchurch
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #6876 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking

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Gnarly Nun is a highly rated 550 m popular black diamond singletrack scenic trail located near Christchurch. This mountain bike only trail can be used downhill only. On average it takes 3 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gnarly Nun mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -301 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,214 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,514 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,514 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,214 ft
  • Grade
    -16.645%
  • Grade max
    -41.414%
  • Grade min
    1.427%
  • Distance climb
    112 ft
  • Distance down
    1,597 ft
  • Distance flat
    97 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:17
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Status:
on Nov 17, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (8 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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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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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      Gnarly Nun Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 9:25am
      Nov 17, 2020
      Recently an additional ending has been added that uses the crater rim walking track, super irresponsible building and undermi es all the hard work...
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 1:48pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      A little loose dust starting to accumulate
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 3:33pm
      Sep 19, 2020
      May 1, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      May 1, 2020
      Oct 26, 2019 @ 6:56pm
      Oct 26, 2019
      Fairly overgrown most of the way down
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,362 rides
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      Photos

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      16 |
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 5:51pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      8 |
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 5:51pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      8 |
      Nov 17, 2020 @ 5:50pm
      Nov 17, 2020
      132 |
      Apr 3, 2020 @ 4:47pm
      Apr 3, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag longliveenduro MTB - Augsburg (Feb 13, 2018 at 18:21)
       Awesome loads of fun!
      [Reply]

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