5 miles
Distance
349 ft
Climb
-3,496 ft
Descent
01:18:32
Avg time
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Taster's Choice Details

  • Riding Area
    Blewett
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #33164 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

First two sections are quality all mountain style riding, with some fun descents and jump lines. The finale from the 8km of the Drummond FSR is an all-time advanced level descent that gets loose with some wild, scree-littered steeps and technical lines unlike anything else around.

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More Stats for Taster's Choice bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,147 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,857 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,015 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,004 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,857 ft
  • Grade
    -12.783%
  • Grade max
    -58.071%
  • Grade min
    18.935%
  • Distance climb
    4,513 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,016 ft
  • Avg time
    01:18:32
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Status:
on Aug 30, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (4 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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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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      Taster's Choice Trail Reports

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      Aug 30, 2017 @ 11:15am
      Aug 30, 2017
      There is a bridge with a drop at the top which very strongly resembled a death trap. It was rotten so we tore half of it away and put it to the...
      Jul 13, 2017 @ 3:37pm
      Jul 13, 2017
      Main problem is overgrown vegetation in upper 2/3, impossible to ride with flow. Full face needed to avoid being repeatedly slapped in the face....
      Aug 15, 2016 @ 3:05pm
      Aug 15, 2016
      Bottom section running well.
      Aug 15, 2016 @ 1:28pm
      Aug 15, 2016
      Upper sections have a fair bit of overgrowth. A few trees down, but reroutes in place most spots. Shaley, Rocky, Boulder carbon frame punishing...
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag jennygoer (Jul 31, 2016 at 10:59)
       Tasters Choice is a definite black diamond. Possibly some blue sections.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mkrenits (Jul 21, 2018 at 11:33)
       Tons of downed trees, not rideable right now
      [Reply]

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