943 ft
Distance
-138 ft
Descent
00:02:57
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Zipper Trail

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
  • 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 mountain 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 May 5, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to the-zipper-111288 trailhead (49.134631, -124.028609)
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The Zipper Trail Reports

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May 5, 2018 @ 10:01am
May 5, 2018
Apr 22, 2018 @ 9:26am
Apr 22, 2018
Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:26pm
Apr 15, 2018
Jan 21, 2018 @ 5:28pm
Jan 21, 2018
2 trees down. One (~10inch) in a blind spot on the landing of one of the jumps. Piled some logs on the lip of the jump so that people don't ride it.
Jan 14, 2018 @ 1:21pm
Jan 14, 2018
Several downed trees.
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Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:45am
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Nov 28, 2017 @ 10:44am
Nov 28, 2017
The Zipper, Nanaimo

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