1.4 miles
Distance
-1,325 ft
Descent
00:18:09
Avg time
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Placenta Descenta Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #27276 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

Classic, rocky downhill. Get some chunder and that world-cup race feeling and on a trail that has improved a lot in recent years.

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More Stats for Placenta Descenta mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,325 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,021 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,347 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,347 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,022 ft
  • Grade
    -17.8%
  • Grade max
    -48.9%
  • Grade min
    0.9%
  • Distance climb
    39 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    56 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:09
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on Jun 7, 2023
Dry
Avg: 3.95 (21 votes)
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      Placenta Descenta Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2023 @ 8:33am
      3 days
      There are 2 trees across the trail. One right after you drop in from Ants somethingoranother and then 1 more a bit further into the trail.
      Jun 1, 2023 @ 5:59pm
      Jun 1, 2023
      reporter NCC trail crew cleared blowdown from Giveout to Turnstyles junction.
      Oct 13, 2022 @ 3:20am
      Oct 13, 2022
      Aug 27, 2022 @ 2:28pm
      Aug 27, 2022
      Jul 14, 2022 @ 11:13am
      Jul 14, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 437 rides
      • Last: Jun 9, 2023

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      Jul 3, 2022 @ 11:31am
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      Oct 31, 2021 @ 3:55pm
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      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:57pm
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      Jan 9, 2019 @ 4:46pm
      Jan 9, 2019
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