3,164 ft
Distance
188 ft
Climb
-566 ft
Descent
00:04:41
Avg time

Rimu Details

  • Riding area
    Sharlands
    Nelson
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • TTFs on trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking

Technical single track through native forest with plenty of roots, rocks and switchbacks. Gets more interesting when wet.

Access Info

You need a Hancock 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 Rimu mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -379 ft
  • Altitude min
    574 ft
  • Altitude max
    960 ft
  • Altitude start
    960 ft
  • Altitude end
    581 ft
  • Grade
    -11.973%
  • Grade max
    -62.357%
  • Grade min
    32.388%
  • Distance climb
    1,083 ft
  • Distance down
    1,982 ft
  • Distance flat
    99 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:41
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Status:
on Mar 9, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to rimu-38396 trailhead (-41.255210, 173.342092)
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Rimu Trail Reports

datedescription
Mar 9, 2018 @ 8:32pm
Mar 9, 2018
Jan 27, 2018 @ 8:26pm
Jan 27, 2018
Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:56pm
Jan 4, 2018
reporter Open - fire risk reduced, valid permit needed
Jan 4, 2018 @ 3:52pm
Jan 4, 2018
reporter
Dec 18, 2017 @ 6:51pm
Dec 18, 2017
reporter Closed due to high fire risk
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