4,919 ft
Distance
33 ft
Climb
-620 ft
Descent
00:10:29
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lefty Trail

Lefty Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • 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
  • 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
    #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 mountain bike trail 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
    00:10:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:02
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Status:
on Oct 24, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (33 votes)

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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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  • > 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 intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to lefty trailhead (49.483310, -117.354660)
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      Lefty Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 8:19pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      Tree down 3/4 the way down on lefty
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 9:13pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      Tree has been cleared. One or two puddles, but generally great conditions.
      Oct 15, 2020 @ 4:45pm
      Oct 15, 2020
      Large tree down across trail about 2/3 of the way down.
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 9:38am
      Aug 23, 2020
      Dry but still riding great
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 6:47am
      Jul 23, 2020
      Nice and mint
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 464 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,771 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      22 |
      Aug 23, 2020 @ 9:27pm
      Aug 23, 2020
      69 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 11:04pm
      Jun 10, 2020
      454 |
      Jun 19, 2016 @ 8:00pm
      Jun 19, 2016
      | 15 comments
      668 |
      Aug 11, 2014 @ 9:30am
      Aug 11, 2014

      Routes with this trail

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      Trail Products

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Jamnuska (Aug 9, 2017 at 17:10)
       Very dry
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag shredmtber (Mar 7, 2019 at 17:58)
       Great flowy trail well built.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Heleneminot (Jul 12, 2019 at 18:04)
       Fabulously fun
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag ytu45 (Sep 16, 2020 at 16:39)
       Berms tables and optional gaps, some requiring a look-see before sending
      [Reply]

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