1.1 miles
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-1,365 ft
Descent
00:17:24
Avg time

Putakari Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Sharlands
    Nelson
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year - greasy in the wet though
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #2510 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Tasman Pine

A tight, native, singletrack trail with drop corners, rocks, a few jumps and a whole heap of awesome. Built by HayHay, Loui, Dan, Nathan and a whole heap of others

Access Info

You need a Tasman Pine Forest Access permit to ride this trail. They can be purchased from bike shops in Nelson for $10 (for a 2 week permit) or annual permits come as part of Nelson Mountain Bike Club membership (www.nelsonmtb.club).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Putakari mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,350 ft
  • Altitude min
    117 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,483 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,483 ft
  • Altitude end
    131 ft
  • Grade
    -24%
  • Grade max
    -77%
  • Grade min
    18%
  • Distance climb
    141 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    39 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:40
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Status:
on Apr 22, 2021
Dry
Avg: 5 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Putakari Trail Reports

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      Apr 22, 2021 @ 6:28pm
      Apr 22, 2021
      Small tree down just before bottom road crossing. Small chainsaw or handsaw
      Apr 22, 2021 @ 6:28pm
      Apr 22, 2021
      Small tree down right at the bottom just before bottom road crossing. Small chainsaw or handsaw required
      Mar 25, 2021 @ 9:30pm
      Mar 25, 2021
      Feb 3, 2021 @ 10:40am
      Feb 3, 2021
      Middle open section (rock garden area) has been sprayed
      Jan 12, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Jan 12, 2021
      Overgrown vegetation on open middle section around the rock garden, needs a spray ideally or a trim back, hard to see the trail
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 57 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 423 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      23 |
      Oct 10, 2020 @ 1:53am
      Oct 10, 2020
      120 |
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 1:05am
      Nov 11, 2018
      52 |
      Apr 18, 2018 @ 12:00pm
      Apr 18, 2018
      49 |
      Apr 18, 2018 @ 12:00pm
      Apr 18, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      jackson96 (Mar 6, 2020 at 12:51)
       Really fun DH trail, super technical. Between black and double black. Challenging for a confident black rider (ridden in the dry)
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      Videos

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      Aorere Enduro - Putakari
      5:58 | 582 | Nov 29, 2018 , Nelson
      Cloud nine
      3:41 | 1312 | Apr 22, 2017 , Nelson

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