1.2 miles
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-826 ft
Descent
00:07:19
Avg time
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Turnstyles Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-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
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #1504 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in E-Biking

**Upper half is closed. Rideable from Placenta junction down.**

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
    16 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:56:18
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Status:
on Jul 4, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.9 (26 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Turnstyles Trail Reports

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      Jul 4, 2024 @ 8:59am
      Jul 4, 2024
      perfect riding
      Jun 7, 2024 @ 12:33pm
      Jun 7, 2024
      reporter Open again after major resurfacing. Remember to pre-ride, features have changed.
      Jun 27, 2023 @ 1:31pm
      Jun 27, 2023
      reporter Turnstyles remains closed while trail crew are working on the trail.Turnstyles will be back and better than ever before you know it!
      Jun 6, 2023 @ 3:11pm
      Jun 6, 2023
      reporter
      May 29, 2023 @ 9:07am
      May 29, 2023
      reporter Closed from the top. Rideable from the Placenta Junction down.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 16 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 131 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,021 rides
      • Last: Jul 14, 2024

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      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:57pm
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      Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:57pm
      Sep 22, 2021

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