1 miles
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-866 ft
Descent
00:07:57
Avg time

Rollercoaster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    South Benson / Wolf Mountain
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2391 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Fast and flowy, nothing crazy; a few drops, and a couple of jumps at the end. Access it by riding up 142 main, or Branch access Road if you're looking for a challenge.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Rollercoaster mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -861 ft
  • Altitude min
    778 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,639 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,639 ft
  • Altitude end
    778 ft
  • Grade
    -16.222%
  • Grade max
    -32.751%
  • Grade min
    3.816%
  • Distance climb
    50 ft
  • Distance down
    5,218 ft
  • Distance flat
    40 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:00
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4.7 (25 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
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to rollercoaster-39366 trailhead (49.132330, -124.019960)
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      Rollercoaster Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 9:00am
      22 hours
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 10:06am
      Jun 7, 2020
      May 4, 2020 @ 5:13pm
      May 4, 2020
      Apr 27, 2020 @ 3:50pm
      Apr 27, 2020
      Apr 23, 2020 @ 1:20am
      Apr 23, 2020
      Still fun but getting a bit marbly. Seems like some dirtbikes have been through as it is a lot more rutted out than the past two years. Someone...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 426 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 740 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      87 |
      Jan 22, 2020 @ 9:30pm
      Jan 22, 2020
      48 |
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 11:59am
      Jun 24, 2019
      128 |
      Jun 26, 2017 @ 8:11pm
      Jun 26, 2017
      108 |
      Mar 23, 2008 @ 7:20pm
      Mar 23, 2008

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Le Tour de #gnarnaimo
      19 miles
      PDJAF p/b Nanaimo -- Mt. Benson
      10 miles
      Westwood/ Benson Loop
      13 miles
      The Variety Pack
      12 miles

      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag zinedith (Aug 14, 2018 at 22:06)
       Amazing flow even when it is dry and dusty. Easy but fun!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag HammeredFella (Sep 3, 2018 at 3:52)
       K
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag HammeredFella (Sep 3, 2018 at 3:55)
       Kkoi
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag chunk99 (Mar 19, 2019 at 6:37)
       Looks like a lot of moto guys have been riding this recently given the tire tracks in there. Getting really chewed up given how pristine it was pre-snow.
      [Reply]

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