3,495 ft
Distance
28 ft
Climb
-706 ft
Descent
00:05:41
Avg time

Matai Details

  • Riding Area
    Sharlands
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    All Year
  • Global Ranking

Short technical single track through native forest.

Access Info

You need a Hancock 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 Matai bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -678 ft
  • Altitude min
    577 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,257 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,255 ft
  • Altitude end
    577 ft
  • Grade max
    -53.448%
  • Grade min
    15.786%
  • Distance climb
    193 ft
  • Distance down
    3,211 ft
  • Distance flat
    91 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:41
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Status:
on Jan 4, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to matai trailhead (-41.252390, 173.338580)
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Matai Trail Reports

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Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:56pm
Jan 4, 2018
reporter Open - fire risk reduced, valid permit needed
Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:52pm
Jan 4, 2018
reporter
Dec 18, 2017 @ 6:51pm
Dec 18, 2017
reporter Closed due to high fire risk
Nov 28, 2017 @ 8:44pm
Nov 28, 2017
Upper Matai is fine but lower needs a weed wack.
Sep 2, 2017 @ 10:22pm
Sep 2, 2017
Top part is okay but the rest is wet and overgrown still
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