2 miles
Distance
28 ft
Climb
-1,626 ft
Descent
00:25:09
Avg time

Middle Earth Details

  • Riding Area
    Svoboda Road
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #37794 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Another worthwhile option as one of the longer Svoboda rides with a good variety of high-speed pinning, straight line options and pedaling sections. Several starting points including an early jump-in just above the Svoboda Road park gate and a new connector coming off of
lower Log Jam.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Middle Earth bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,598 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,967 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,565 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,565 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,967 ft
  • Grade
    -16.915%
  • Grade max
    -78.698%
  • Grade min
    15.77%
  • Distance climb
    580 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    152 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:11
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3 (1 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

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  • 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
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      Middle Earth Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 3, 2018 @ 7:59am
      Oct 3, 2018
      No trees down on the Black lines despite the storm last night.
      Sep 18, 2018 @ 8:46am
      Sep 18, 2018
      Cleared a couple of trees from the top down via the steeper black line. All good again. Tacky.
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 11:23am
      Aug 5, 2018
      starting to get minor ruts in the steeper downhill sections but otherwise good to go.
      Jul 31, 2018 @ 9:34am
      Jul 31, 2018
      Rode the regular Blue line this morning. Cleared 2-3 trees from the lower section. There are a couple of large trees across the very bottom...
      Jul 3, 2018 @ 8:48am
      Jul 3, 2018
      Lower portion of regular middle earth has 4-5 large trees down right after the second skiddle entrance. Cut-block section also could use a...
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      Dec 18, 2018 @ 4:05pm
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      Oct 13, 2018 @ 10:33am
      Oct 13, 2018
      Middle Earth, Nelson

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