1 miles
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-1,374 ft
Descent
00:16:02
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Placenta Descenta Trail

Placenta Descenta Details

  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #13750 in Mountain 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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Placenta Descenta bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,366 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,986 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,352 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,352 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,986 ft
  • Grade
    -18.373%
  • Grade max
    -37.456%
  • Grade min
    8.746%
  • Distance climb
    175 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    78 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:02
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Status:
on Sep 17, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.3 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
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
Directions to placenta-descenta trailhead (49.472420, -117.339630)
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Placenta Descenta Trail Reports

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Sep 17, 2018 @ 3:01pm
Sep 17, 2018
Jul 5, 2018 @ 8:16pm
Jul 5, 2018
Better than ever!
Jun 2, 2018 @ 8:09pm
Jun 2, 2018
reporter
Bucked out by Trail Crew on Friday June 1st. In good shape.
May 27, 2018 @ 5:50pm
May 27, 2018
Trail is dry but tons of trees down all over the place
Jul 12, 2017 @ 6:59pm
Jul 12, 2017
Trail is in great shape after the recent rain. Towards the bottom, just after it intersects Turnstiles and before Lefty, it is very dry and loose...
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Photos

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Nov 5, 2016 @ 12:22pm
Nov 5, 2016
Placenta Descenta, My City
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Nov 5, 2016 @ 12:20pm
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Placenta Descenta, My City
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Nov 5, 2016 @ 12:19pm
Nov 5, 2016
Placenta Descenta, My City
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Nov 5, 2016 @ 12:18pm
Nov 5, 2016
Placenta Descenta, My City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag FOG777 (Sep 23, 2018 at 19:12)
 Definitely more black than blue in my opinion. Very nice, especially in the wet pretty interesting.
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