1 miles
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-1,612 ft
Descent
00:15:28
Avg time

Peaking Ridge Details

  • Riding Area
    Maitai Valley
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #2029 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

One of the Crown Jewels of nelson riding! a long, fast, rooty downhill, with a few technical chutes and features thrown in.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Peaking Ridge bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,598 ft
  • Altitude min
    585 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,185 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,185 ft
  • Altitude end
    587 ft
  • Grade max
    -100.032%
  • Grade min
    18.234%
  • Distance climb
    135 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    631 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:12
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.9 (16 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

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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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      Peaking Ridge Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 5:17pm
      2 days
      reporter Tree cleared, thanks for reporting it
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 12:48am
      3 days
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail roughly half way down
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 9:26pm
      Jan 2, 2019
      Strimmed back growth
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 1:55am
      Dec 3, 2018
      Goes real good
      Mar 16, 2018 @ 4:58pm
      Mar 16, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 229 rides
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      Photos

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      105 |
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 4:49pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Peaking Ridge, Christchurch
      90 |
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 4:49pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Peaking Ridge, Christchurch
      275 |
      Nov 6, 2017 @ 3:44am
      Nov 6, 2017
      Peaking Ridge, Nelson
      178 |
      May 13, 2017 @ 12:48am
      May 13, 2017
      Peaking Ridge, Nelson

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