943 ft
Distance
-138 ft
Descent
00:02:57
Avg time
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The Zipper Details

  • Riding Area
    South Benson
    Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year round unless there is snow.
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Skinny
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12156 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Starts on the old FTR trail. A Little of everything. Nice and flowy with A couple of wood features including a small drop an A-frame and a skinny. Some nice berms and a couple jumps.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for The Zipper bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -138 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,811 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,950 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,950 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,811 ft
  • Grade
    -14.689%
  • Grade max
    -27.643%
  • Grade min
    -0.243%
  • Distance down
    807 ft
  • Distance flat
    135 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:57
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Status:
on Dec 2, 2018
Variable
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
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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
Directions to the-zipper-111288 trailhead (49.134631, -124.028609)
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The Zipper Trail Reports

datedescription
Dec 2, 2018 @ 9:27pm
Dec 2, 2018
Clear, trail in good condition
Oct 11, 2018 @ 8:12am
Oct 11, 2018
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
Sep 25, 2018 @ 5:17pm
Sep 25, 2018
Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:31pm
Sep 9, 2018
reporter
Sep 9, 2018 @ 4:30pm
Sep 9, 2018
reporter
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May 26, 2018 @ 6:33pm
May 26, 2018
The Zipper, Nanaimo
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May 26, 2018 @ 6:33pm
May 26, 2018
The Zipper, Nanaimo
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Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:58am
Nov 28, 2017
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Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:54am
Nov 28, 2017
The Zipper, Nanaimo

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