1,627 ft
Distance
7 ft
Climb
-351 ft
Descent
00:04:24
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Smiling Buddha Trail

Smiling Buddha Details

  • 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
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Drop, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #4237 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Good mix up of moderate grade trail and rolling woodwork.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Smiling Buddha bike 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
    00:04:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:02
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Status:
on Aug 11, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Smiling Buddha Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 1:35pm
      Aug 11, 2018
      It’s all powder
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 11:00pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      Jun 20, 2018 @ 7:00am
      Jun 20, 2018
      reporter Anderson Creek Timber will be doing road maintenance on Mtn Station (Anderson Creek FSR/Evening Ridge Rd) starting tomorrow Wednesday June 20th...
      May 3, 2018 @ 5:33am
      May 3, 2018
      Cleared the tree that was down at head height. All clear now.
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 5:27pm
      Apr 27, 2018
      There’s a tree across the trail at head height just at the top. Can duck under it. Large trail saw sized.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 39 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 346 rides
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 7:31am
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      Smiling Buddha, Nelson
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 7:31am
      Oct 14, 2018
      Smiling Buddha, Nelson
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 7:31am
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      Smiling Buddha, Nelson
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      Apr 28, 2018 @ 7:53am
      Apr 28, 2018
      Smiling Buddha, Nelson

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