TRAIL DATA QUALITY ERROR

C3 This trail potentially overlaps an existing trail. Trails should not overlap, the trail should be cropped or broken into multiple trails to avoid overlaps. In some cases trails parallel each other closely, falsely trigging this error.

#187146
3.1 miles
Distance
1,053 ft
Climb
-369 ft
Descent
00:33:35
Avg time

Kaka Road Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sharlands
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Forestry road climb to 'Broken Axe', 'Putakari', 'Kaka', and Wells Ridge

Access Info

You need a Tasman Pine 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 Kaka Road mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    684 ft
  • Altitude min
    136 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,165 ft
  • Altitude start
    136 ft
  • Altitude end
    820 ft
  • Grade
    4.1%
  • Grade max
    -22.8%
  • Grade min
    42.8%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    850 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:35
  • Avg reverse time
    01:12:19
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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
Trail Ridden Direction
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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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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Kaka Road Trail Reports

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      Jul 19, 2021 @ 6:47pm
      Jul 19, 2021
      Multiple trees down along length of road in a few significant clusters. Some from slips. Small branches sawn out way to make passable for...
      Mar 25, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Mar 25, 2021
      Dec 8, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Dec 8, 2020
      Oct 22, 2020 @ 9:55pm
      Oct 22, 2020
      Sep 12, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Sep 12, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 15 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 117 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 569 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 19, 2021 @ 6:47pm
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      Jul 19, 2021 @ 6:47pm
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      Jul 2, 2020 @ 3:29pm
      Jul 2, 2020

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