1.2 miles
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-826 ft
Descent
00:08:18
Avg time
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Turnstyles Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #1504 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Bike park in the backcountry. The new big brown brother of Lefty that may become a legend with an endless sequence of tall berms, big tables, and other unique jump features.

Access Info

Pedal up upper Bottoms Up, or car drop from Giveout Creek FSR.

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More Stats for Turnstyles mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -821 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,122 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,943 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,943 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,123 ft
  • Grade
    -12.9%
  • Grade max
    -41.4%
  • Grade min
    6%
  • Distance climb
    151 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    89 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:18
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Status:
on May 24, 2022
Wet
Avg: 4.85 (23 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Turnstyles Trail Reports

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      May 24, 2022 @ 8:19am
      May 24, 2022
      Some wet spots and water damage. Avoid riding while wet. Otherwise all good.
      May 23, 2022 @ 5:20pm
      May 23, 2022
      May 18, 2022 @ 9:10am
      May 18, 2022
      Downed trees in landing zones
      May 18, 2022 @ 9:10am
      May 18, 2022
      Down trees at bottom of jumps
      May 12, 2022 @ 10:29am
      May 12, 2022
      There 4-5 trees across the trail in very dangerous locations. Barely enough time to stop. This trail should not be ridden until cleared.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 14 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 74 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,579 rides
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      Jun 21, 2022 @ 5:40am
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      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:57pm
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      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Sep 22, 2021
      51 |
      Sep 6, 2021 @ 10:25am
      Sep 6, 2021

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      7 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      trickland (Jun 1, 2016 at 15:39)
       Turnstyles is a black diamond
      The builder
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      kippg (Jul 3, 2016 at 8:04)
       My apologies, I'll change that right now. Thanks for the feedback
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      dimitrin (Aug 17, 2017 at 9:01)
       Perfect conditions. Thank you for building these trails!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      ericW2 (Nov 4, 2018 at 14:59)
       Amazing jump/flow line. Don't miss this if you're visiting
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      TracyR77 (Jul 7, 2020 at 21:55)
       Is TS still being worked on? There was a detour (July 6) onto Placenta about midway down. Can’t wait to ride the bottom half.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      whistlermtngal (Jul 15, 2020 at 15:47)
       More than half (bottom) closed; being worked on.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      elshadow (Jul 29, 2020 at 12:08)
       Currently closed for repairs
      [Reply]





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