2 miles
Distance
1,391 ft
Climb
-146 ft
Descent
00:51:08
Avg time
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Upper Bottoms Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Morning Mountain
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #906 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

Our climbing trail magnum opus. Takes the climbable nature of Bottoms Up, and adds some beauty forest, bridge crossings and more difficulty as you get higher into the ascent. May be ridden in the downhill direction, suitable for beginners and small travel bikes, but please respect fellow riders and yield to uphill traffic.

More Stats for Upper Bottoms bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,244 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,092 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,336 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,092 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,336 ft
  • Grade
    9.595%
  • Grade max
    -41.733%
  • Grade min
    34.18%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,509 ft
  • Distance flat
    584 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:10
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Status:
on Sep 19, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.8 (11 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • 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
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Upper Bottoms Trail Reports

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      Sep 19, 2019 @ 11:55am
      Sep 19, 2019
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 3:32pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      Four trees down a couple hundred meters from the bottom.
      Jun 26, 2019 @ 7:36am
      Jun 26, 2019
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 3:44pm
      Jun 15, 2019
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 12:10pm
      Jun 2, 2019
      One large tree across the trail (above Turnstyles Bench I think) which you can just push under. 99% dry, just the one wet section just above the...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 302 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 563 rides
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      Photos

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      113 |
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 2:56pm
      Nov 26, 2018
      | 12 comments
      128 |
      Aug 25, 2017 @ 11:52pm
      Aug 25, 2017
      146 |
      Sep 15, 2016 @ 5:59pm
      Sep 15, 2016
      426 |
      May 23, 2016 @ 4:49pm
      May 23, 2016
      | 10 comments

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