2 miles
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-1,959 ft
Descent
00:39:28
Avg time

Slabalanche Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Nelson's North Shore
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #4857 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking

The name says it all. A bedrock nirvana of big slabs linked with ultra
flowy dirt.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Slabalanche mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,881 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,150 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,031 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,031 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,150 ft
  • Grade
    -23.638%
  • Grade max
    -56.996%
  • Grade min
    21.397%
  • Distance climb
    634 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    117 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:28
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Status:
on Nov 8, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 5 (6 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
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
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

  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to slabalanche trailhead (49.606253, -117.204466)
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      Slabalanche Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 2:15pm
      Nov 8, 2020
      A light dusting of snow at the very top but otherwise prime conditions. Cleared a tree at the bottom before the power lines. All good.
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      Now clear of all but one giant tree about 3/4 of the way down the trail. Lots of trees were down following the Labour Day wind storm. We cleared...
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 12:45pm
      Aug 11, 2020
      Not too dry........but getting there.
      May 24, 2020 @ 11:31am
      May 24, 2020
      Cleared those two trees this morning. Conditions were great on the road up and the trail itself. Go get it!
      May 9, 2020 @ 11:48am
      May 9, 2020
      reporter Trail is in great shape, two trees down since last storm unfortunately. One near the top and second one about half way down. Hand saw should be...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 29 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 89 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      142 |
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 10:59am
      Jun 10, 2020
      | 2 comments
      209 |
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 4:08pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      | 2 comments
      458 |
      Oct 20, 2014 @ 1:04pm
      Oct 20, 2014
      2,612 |
      Sep 28, 2011 @ 10:50am
      Sep 28, 2011
      | 1 comments

      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Mtnbkrrr (Sep 9, 2020 at 9:38)
       We cleared all of the downed trees yesterday (Sept Cool except one chainsaw size tree about 2/3 down.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag vancity (Sep 21, 2020 at 12:22)
       Great trail with lots of optional slab lines big and small, tough climb to get there. Some steeps to wrangle but nothing too heinous.
      [Reply]

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