1.2 miles
Distance
369 ft
Climb
-133 ft
Descent
00:26:34
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Smallwood Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Smallwood Creek
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #72874 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24649 in Trail Running
    • #12940 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in E-Biking
    • 55 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

Rocky and challenging XC riding that takes you out to a pretty amazing, panoramic view of the Kootenay River valley and the northern peaks of the Bonnington Range. From here either turn around and ride back the way you came, or just before the lookout, drop in to Bigwood or Smallwood - DH.

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More Stats for Smallwood Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    235 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,932 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,299 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,932 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,167 ft
  • Grade
    3.8%
  • Grade max
    -25.6%
  • Grade min
    29.4%
  • Distance climb
    3,593 ft
  • Distance down
    2,021 ft
  • Distance flat
    607 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:06
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on Aug 26, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 3.5 (8 votes)
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      Smallwood Trail Trail Reports

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      Aug 26, 2023 @ 5:09pm
      Aug 26, 2023
      Ain't nothing small about smallwood, should be a Black. Hard punchy ups and downs. Great technical trail and amazing view!
      Jun 7, 2023 @ 3:43pm
      Jun 7, 2023
      reporter NCC annual spring maintenance. Clear of blow down and in good shape.
      Jul 30, 2022 @ 1:19pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      May 28, 2022 @ 10:40am
      May 28, 2022
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 4:33pm
      Oct 25, 2021
      All good
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      • 417 rides
      • Last: Aug 1, 2023

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      Sep 23, 2021 @ 5:39pm
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