1 mile
Distance
457 ft
Climb
-178 ft
Descent
00:24:16
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Smallwood Trail

Smallwood Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Smallwood Creek
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #33724 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 75 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.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Smallwood Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    278 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,921 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,304 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,921 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,199 ft
  • Grade
    4.48%
  • Grade max
    -21.621%
  • Grade min
    40.89%
  • Distance climb
    3,923 ft
  • Distance down
    1,752 ft
  • Distance flat
    535 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:41
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Status:
on Nov 7, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3.45 (7 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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Radar Time
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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Smallwood Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 7:27am
      Nov 7, 2020
      Oct 6, 2020 @ 5:59pm
      Oct 6, 2020
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 4:30pm
      Sep 16, 2020
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 3:00pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      One tree down, location approximate. Large hand saw would probably take care of it.
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:07am
      Aug 3, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 38 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 227 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Jul 6, 2020 @ 4:05pm
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      Jul 6, 2020 @ 4:05pm
      Jul 6, 2020
      390 |
      Aug 28, 2017 @ 1:13pm
      Aug 28, 2017
      | 19 comments

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2017 Singletrack 6: Stage 4 - Smallwood race
      28 miles

      Trail Products

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      koehngroup Trailforks Pro Subscriber (Jul 3, 2017 at 20:44)
       Fun trail both directions. Some challenging technical rock drops as you get closer to the lookout but mostly flowing. Great view from the lookout.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      icmtns (Aug 28, 2019 at 16:38)
       Would have been better the other way than what Trailforks recommends
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Guywoodski FOPRTS (Nov 11, 2019 at 20:27)
       An excellent easy hike with a great destination viewpoint.
      [Reply]

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