6.5 miles
Distance
709 ft
Climb
-789 ft
Descent
01:38:30
Avg time
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Neilson Nord Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    VBN Secteur Shannahan
    Saint-Raymond, Quebec
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Mai - septembre
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #2816 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2012
  • Land Owner
    Vallée Bras-du-Nord, coop de solidarité

La "fameuse" section Nord du sentier de la Neilson est maintenant ouverte Allez l'essayer (pour expert seulement).
La monté est longue mais la descente en vaut tellement le coup!

Access Info

Accueil Shannahan

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Neilson Nord mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -78 ft
  • Altitude min
    917 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,401 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,126 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,047 ft
  • Grade
    -0.2%
  • Grade max
    -38.7%
  • Grade min
    64%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    01:38:30
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on Oct 9, 2022
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Avg: 4.7 (44 votes)
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      Neilson Nord Trail Reports

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      Oct 9, 2022 @ 9:55am
      Oct 9, 2022
      Closed fpr two months becauseof the hunting season - the owner of the land allows this trail on his land in exchange for these two months closure....
      Sep 2, 2022 @ 9:24am
      Sep 2, 2022
      Aug 28, 2021 @ 5:24am
      Aug 28, 2021
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 10:27am
      Aug 4, 2021
      Jun 3, 2021 @ 6:06am
      Jun 3, 2021
      Fallen tree in the second part
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 133 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,119 rides
      • Last: Nov 2, 2022

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      Oct 11, 2022 @ 9:45pm
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      Sep 17, 2018 @ 6:48am
      Sep 17, 2018

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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Cycleroy (Aug 29, 2022 at 6:20)
      Paysage à couper le souffle.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      mpll4321 (Aug 28, 2021 at 16:32)
      L'état du sentier laisse a désiré, mais beau paysage.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Mrjays (Sep 5, 2020 at 16:27)
      Le plus beau sentier de vbn et plutôt tranquille, section plus difficile sur le bord de la rivière.
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      • + 1
      Blawrence (Aug 18, 2015 at 8:08)
      Some of the best riding in Eastern Canada. Very technical and challenging in some sections with a nice bit of flow and some very picturesque views too. Highly recommended.
      [Reply]





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