4,245 ft
Distance
474 ft
Climb
00:10:11
Avg time
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Lefty Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Pump Track, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1087 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 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    474 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,627 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,101 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,627 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,100 ft
  • Grade
    11.2%
  • Grade max
    0.6%
  • Grade min
    37.2%
  • Distance climb
    4,127 ft
  • Distance down
    43 ft
  • Distance flat
    75 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:54
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Status:
on May 23, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.4 (40 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Lefty Trail Reports

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      May 23, 2022 @ 5:20pm
      May 23, 2022
      Apr 23, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      Apr 23, 2022
      Some puddles and the first berm is a bit snowy but rideable for sure.
      Oct 27, 2021 @ 8:30pm
      Oct 27, 2021
      Some bomb-holes in the berms, and some big puddles starting to form.
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 9:55am
      Oct 20, 2021
      potholes as you approach the berms.
      Aug 30, 2021 @ 12:03pm
      Aug 30, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 25 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 179 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,856 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 5:40am
      Jun 21, 2022
      48 |
      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:58pm
      Sep 22, 2021
      543 |
      Jun 19, 2016 @ 8:00pm
      Jun 19, 2016
      | 15 comments
      760 |
      Aug 11, 2014 @ 9:30am
      Aug 11, 2014

      Routes with this trail

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      titledistance
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      Up, Down, All Around Enduro race2 miles

      Trail Products

      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:10)
       Very dry
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      shredmtber (Mar 7, 2019 at 17:58)
       Great flowy trail well built.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Heleneminot (Jul 12, 2019 at 18:04)
       Fabulously fun
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      tallisman (Sep 16, 2020 at 16:39)
       Berms tables and optional gaps, some requiring a look-see before sending
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      taskmgr (Mar 14, 2021 at 18:43)
       Is it clear yet?
      [Reply]





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      Jump Trail Trains | Lefty, Nelson B.C....
      3:55 | 490 | Sep 29, 2020 , Nelson
      lefty Laps
      | Feb 12, 2021 , Nelson
      Lefty laps
      | Feb 11, 2021 , Nelson
      Lefty
      1:56 | 519 | Jul 9, 2019 , Nelson
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