2,805 ft
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-220 ft
Descent
00:02:43
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    All Year
  • Global Ranking

A short trail at the very head of the valley. Requires a steep 200m climb up from the road to get to the start.

Access Info

You need a Hancock Forest Access permit to ride this trail. They can be purchased from bike shops in Nelson for $10 (for a 2 week permit) or annual permits come as part of Nelson Mountain Bike Club membership (www.nelsonmtb.club)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ground Effect Slingshot mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,453 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,639 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,638 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,453 ft
  • Grade
    -6.586%
  • Grade max
    -27.77%
  • Grade min
    15.875%
  • Distance climb
    613 ft
  • Distance down
    1,988 ft
  • Distance flat
    205 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:43
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on Mar 31, 2017
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Ground Effect... Trail Reports

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Mar 31, 2017 @ 5:22pm
Mar 31, 2017
Very very overgrown, you can't even see the sign to the track, you can't ride it to over grown
Jan 11, 2017 @ 11:47am
Jan 11, 2017
Overgrown to an extent that te start was not visible no signs at the top og the hill
May 6, 2016 @ 10:21pm
May 6, 2016
Overgrown vegetation
Jan 15, 2016 @ 9:49pm
Jan 15, 2016
Overgrown vegetation on most parts, some parts rideable.
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Mar 31, 2017 @ 5:24pm
Mar 31, 2017
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Jan 11, 2017 @ 11:47am
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Jan 15, 2016 @ 9:52pm
Jan 15, 2016
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Jan 15, 2016 @ 9:50pm
Jan 15, 2016
Ground Effect Slingshot

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