6 miles
Distance
993 ft
Climb
-1,038 ft
Descent
01:17:47
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
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    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
    #1383 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2012

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

Bike Park

More Stats for Neilson Nord bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -44 ft
  • Altitude min
    939 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,440 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,155 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,110 ft
  • Grade
    -0.139%
  • Grade max
    -30.078%
  • Grade min
    35.567%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,746 ft
  • Avg time
    01:17:47
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on Oct 23, 2019
Avg: 4.55 (29 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Neilson Nord Trail Reports

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      Oct 23, 2019 @ 6:32am
      12 hours
      reporter Sentier fermé saison
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 7:26am
      Sep 5, 2019
      Rode this sept 3 2019. After a full days rain on the 2nd, there were just a few wet spots. Overall dry, especially the rock sections. Whatta...
      Aug 11, 2019 @ 2:02pm
      Aug 11, 2019
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 5:57pm
      Jun 21, 2019
      Few mud pockets and puddles, but mostly very good.
      May 17, 2019 @ 6:02pm
      May 17, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 135 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 361 rides
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      Photos

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      Oct 14, 2019 @ 3:14pm
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      Oct 14, 2019 @ 3:12pm
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      Sep 17, 2018 @ 6:48am
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag 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.
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