A short trail at the very head of the valley. Requires a steep 200m climb up from the road to get to the start.
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 min1,453 ft
Altitude max1,639 ft
Altitude start1,638 ft
Altitude end1,453 ft
Distance climb613 ft
Distance down1,988 ft
Distance flat205 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Ground Effect... Trail Reports
Feb 6, 2018 @ 1:04pmFeb 6, 2018
|Quite overgrown, but rideable|
Jan 14, 2018 @ 4:13pmJan 14, 2018
|Rideable, but get ready to be attacked by gorse and brambles|
Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:56pmJan 4, 2018
|reporter Open - fire risk reduced, valid permit needed|
Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:52pmJan 4, 2018
Dec 18, 2017 @ 6:51pmDec 18, 2017
|reporter Closed due to high fire risk|
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