4,919 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-620 ft
Descent
00:12:16
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lefty Trail

Lefty Details

  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - Nov
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Pump Track, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1494 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Addictive link up of berms, tabletops and gaps that sparked Nelson’s thirst
for more machine built jump trails.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lefty bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -586 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,506 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,101 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,092 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,506 ft
  • Grade
    -11.919%
  • Grade max
    -32.053%
  • Grade min
    11.908%
  • Distance climb
    537 ft
  • Distance down
    4,364 ft
  • Distance flat
    18 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:05
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Status:
on Sep 17, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.3 (18 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to lefty trailhead (49.483310, -117.354660)
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      Lefty Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Sep 17, 2018 @ 3:01pm
      Sep 17, 2018
      Jul 2, 2018 @ 2:48pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 11:52am
      Jun 10, 2018
      Tree down in the top third section. It’s flagged but be aware :)
      May 16, 2018 @ 10:03am
      May 16, 2018
      really fun but its pretty dry for the last bit of the trail
      Aug 6, 2017 @ 1:10pm
      Aug 6, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 142 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 651 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      52 |
      Feb 24, 2017 @ 8:32pm
      Feb 24, 2017
      Lefty, Nelson
      293 |
      Jun 19, 2016 @ 8:00pm
      Jun 19, 2016
      | 4 comments Lefty, Nelson
      319 |
      Jun 19, 2016 @ 8:00pm
      Jun 19, 2016
      | 15 comments Lefty, Nelson
      519 |
      Aug 11, 2014 @ 9:30am
      Aug 11, 2014
      Lefty, Nelson

      Routes with this trail

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      Nelson Fat Tire Fest 2017
      13 miles
      2018 Nelson Fat Tire Festival Sane Enduro race
      4 miles
      2018 Nelson Fat Tire Festival Insane Enduro race
      8 miles
      Fat Tire Sane Enduo 2018 race
      8 miles

      Trail Products

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:10)
       Very dry
      [Reply]

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