1.4 miles
Distance
-1,325 ft
Descent
00:20:25
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
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 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
    00:20:25
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on Apr 15, 2024
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      Placenta Descenta Trail Reports

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      Apr 15, 2024 @ 12:21pm
      Apr 15, 2024
      A few small trees and lots of loose rock
      Oct 21, 2023 @ 2:09pm
      Oct 21, 2023
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 9:13am
      Sep 22, 2023
      Tree removed
      Sep 19, 2023 @ 8:21am
      Sep 19, 2023
      Tree down
      Jul 24, 2023 @ 12:59am
      Jul 24, 2023
      Placenta is in terrible condition. Needs a good raking. It’s basically a river flow of loose rocks 3/4 of the trail.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 473 rides
      • Last: May 9, 2024

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      Sep 22, 2023 @ 9:14am
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      Sep 22, 2023 @ 9:13am
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