1 miles
Distance
56 ft
Climb
-823 ft
Descent
00:11:59
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Half Nelson Trail

Half Nelson Details

  • Riding area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - October
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Jump
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2

One of Squamish's most popular trails is basically a 3km downhill pumptrack. A beginner/intermediate/advanced trail built by Big Red Ted Tempany and a cadre of local volunteers.

Not only is it Squamish’s first government-funded mountain bike trail, it is also being built with a mini-excavator and an eye for sustainability as its essential tools.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Half Nelson mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -766 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,116 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,883 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,883 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,116 ft
  • Grade
    -11.414%
  • Grade max
    -47.666%
  • Grade min
    20.067%
  • Distance climb
    913 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    188 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:59
  • Avg reverse time
    01:35:43
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (165 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to half-nelson trailhead (49.745130, -123.068380)
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Half Nelson Trail Reports

datedescription
Aug 12, 2018 @ 10:23am
2 days
Aug 2, 2018 @ 1:09pm
Aug 2, 2018
loose in spots - some sections are really chewed up
Jul 17, 2018 @ 9:36am
Jul 17, 2018
Jul 8, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Jul 8, 2018
Good early/mid season conditions, not too rutted out. Not real braking bumps to speak of.
Jun 20, 2018 @ 4:38am
Jun 20, 2018
bone dry
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag JCKrahn (Aug 14, 2015 at 13:59)
 Fun and flowy
[Reply]
  • + 0
flag JGATBC (Jul 4, 2018 at 12:54)
 Amazing!! 10 out of 10!!!
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