This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
5 miles
Distance
349 ft
Climb
-3,496 ft
Descent
01:18:32
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Taster's Choice Trail

Taster's Choice Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #33164 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Currently being logged. Will be back bigger and badder than ever in 2021

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.

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 Apr 5, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
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      Taster's Choice Trail Reports

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      Apr 5, 2019 @ 3:54pm
      Apr 5, 2019
      reporter Currently being logged. Will be back bigger and badder than ever in 2021!
      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Sep 6, 2016 @ 2:56pm
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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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