1,627 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-351 ft
Descent
00:04:29
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Smiling Buddha Trail

Smiling Buddha Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mountain Station
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Gap Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #4237 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Good mix up of moderate grade trail and rolling woodwork.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Smiling Buddha mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -345 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,592 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,936 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,936 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,592 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.96%
  • Grade min
    8.031%
  • Distance climb
    81 ft
  • Distance down
    1,545 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:59
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2020
Avg: 4.65 (9 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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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
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  • < 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
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • 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
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      Smiling Buddha Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 31, 2020 @ 10:00pm
      Oct 31, 2020
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:19pm
      Sep 27, 2020
      reporter MOUNTAIN STATION is CLOSED for all access until further notice. Starting Monday morning (Sept 28). The landowner will be moving equipment in to...
      Sep 9, 2020 @ 8:31am
      Sep 9, 2020
      Sep 7, 2020 @ 1:22pm
      Sep 7, 2020
      One chest high tree over trail near intersection of FSR
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 5:25pm
      Aug 13, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 187 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,053 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      35 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 12:16pm
      May 14, 2020
      32 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 12:16pm
      May 14, 2020
      22 |
      May 14, 2020 @ 12:16pm
      May 14, 2020
      204 |
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 9:28am
      Apr 27, 2018
      | 12 comments

      Routes with this trail

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      Trail Products

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag BCtrailrider (Aug 28, 2019 at 18:30)
       My favourite trail on the mountain
      [Reply]

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