2 miles
Distance
272 ft
Climb
-2,025 ft
Descent
00:46:21
Avg time
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Paper Bag Details

  • Riding area
    Svoboda Road
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking

Quite possibly thee best, and definitely Nelson’s most notorious trail, the Bag is a good, long fun ride with lots of humbling rock slabs and quick uphills.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Paper Bag mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,753 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,807 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,563 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,560 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,807 ft
  • Grade
    -14.587%
  • Grade max
    -63.821%
  • Grade min
    37.017%
  • Distance climb
    2,308 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    508 ft
  • Avg time
    00:46:21
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Status:
on Jun 30, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (12 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to paper-bag trailhead (49.526988, -117.228971)
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Paper Bag Trail Reports

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Jun 30, 2018 @ 11:56am
Jun 30, 2018
Cleared a couple of smallish trees from the very top. All clear again.
Jun 26, 2018 @ 11:43am
Jun 26, 2018
Report of tree down about 1/2 way down the trail. 8-inch, large trial saw sized.
Jun 24, 2018 @ 12:53pm
Jun 24, 2018
Still clear after recent rain storms. Get it while it’s mostly tacky.
Jun 16, 2018 @ 10:54am
Jun 16, 2018
Thanks to everyone that cleared it!
Jun 1, 2018 @ 8:48am
Jun 1, 2018
Cleared four trees this morning but all good again. Conditions are prime.
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Jun 19, 2018 @ 12:06pm
Jun 19, 2018
Paper Bag, Nelson
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Jun 19, 2018 @ 12:02pm
Jun 19, 2018
Paper Bag, Nelson
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Jul 27, 2017 @ 11:32am
Jul 27, 2017
Paper Bag, Nelson
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Sep 1, 2009 @ 7:15pm
Sep 1, 2009
Paper Bag, Nelson

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