3 miles
Distance
1,423 ft
Climb
-478 ft
Descent
00:51:22
Avg time

Nimby Details

  • Riding area
    Mackenzie
    Pemberton, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #8464

Great but tough climb with lots of switchbacks

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nimby mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    944 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,380 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,324 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,380 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,324 ft
  • Grade
    7.112%
  • Grade max
    -46.807%
  • Grade min
    51.072%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,616 ft
  • Distance flat
    698 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:22
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2017
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Avg: 4 (16 votes)

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Nimby Trail Reports

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Oct 17, 2017 @ 2:02pm
Oct 17, 2017
Tree down crossing 2 sections of trail. Just above Back Pains intersection. Hand saw will do the trick
Aug 28, 2017 @ 8:20am
Aug 28, 2017
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Jul 17, 2017 @ 10:25am
Jul 17, 2017
Great riding conditions.
Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:22pm
Jul 9, 2017
Jun 25, 2017 @ 6:51pm
Jun 25, 2017
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 2
flag zambonix (Nov 6, 2016 at 9:06)
 I consider this the very definition of a blue singletrack tech climb. There's a sprinkling of roots and rocks throughout, in a variety of shapes and sizes (without getting huge). Some occasional “moves” to punctuate the climb, but no exposure or big skills required to clean them. Lots of switchbacks: some tight, some steep, some bumpy - but none that were all three. The climb is steady, at a very nice grade that you can either enjoy or attack without blowing up. Somewhat narrow, sidesloped tread, but no exposure.
It's a beautiful forest with occasional overlooks...in general the whole length of the trail has good variety in terrain, trail, and views, with a difficulty level (both in tech and fitness) that goes up and down a little, but is solidly intermediate. A great way to get up a hill.
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flag fleavernator WTF (Jun 2, 2017 at 19:10)
 Nimby was designed by a Sadist. It relentlessly and frustratingly takes you up tight techy steep
switchbacks littered with roots and rocks, only to flatten out and descend the elevation you just climbed. Guess what, to another switchback. Rinse, repeat, like 1000 times. Do yourself a favor and take the FSR. Unless of course you enjoy beating yourself with a stick in your spare time.
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