2 miles
Distance
310 ft
Climb
-1,877 ft
Descent
00:19:24
Avg time

Involution Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2886 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

A Fun all-weather track down the Barnicoat range. Prepare for rocks, roots, narrow trees and tight switchbacks

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Involution bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,567 ft
  • Altitude min
    774 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,363 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,363 ft
  • Altitude end
    796 ft
  • Grade
    -12.499%
  • Grade max
    -83.221%
  • Grade min
    28.785%
  • Distance climb
    2,497 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    474 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:53:09
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Status:
on Jan 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (18 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to involution trailhead (-41.342780, 173.275990)
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      Involution Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 10:05pm
      Jan 21, 2019
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 11:23pm
      Oct 16, 2018
      Running sweet
      Aug 10, 2018 @ 7:13pm
      Aug 10, 2018
      Riding great! Summer of 2018 cyclones made it rockier and rootier which really makes the track more fun than ever.
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 7:56pm
      Jul 12, 2018
      bit muddy at top but otherwise pretty good considering the recent rain
      Dec 25, 2017 @ 12:46am
      Dec 25, 2017
      Running great
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 114 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 584 rides
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      Photos

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      0 |
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 2:20am
      Mar 20, 2019
      45 |
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:18pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      47 |
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:18pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      49 |
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:18pm
      Nov 24, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag donalduck (Mar 29, 2019 at 13:01)
       Loads of fun and seems to go on forever. Switchbacks maybe tight, but are not as tight as some Nelson trails where you need to be able to endo around the corner...
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      Sam Todd on Involution
      2:19 | 1320 | Jun 26, 2015 , Nelson
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