1,374 ft
Distance
53 ft
Climb
-166 ft
Descent
00:02:24
Avg time

Upper Half Nelson Details

  • Riding Area
    Diamond Head
    Squamish, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #26 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2015

Stunning addition to Half-Nelson ends at the trailhead shed. All down, flowy, with lots of small hits to catch a bit of air on. A couple of short bridges. Mainly straight line with a few trees to deek around that make it super interesting. Great warm-up to HN.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Half Nelson bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -113 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,835 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,961 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,961 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,848 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.873%
  • Grade min
    37.982%
  • Distance climb
    281 ft
  • Distance down
    1,093 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:24
  • Avg reverse time
    01:24:15
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Status:
on Oct 27, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (24 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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
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      Upper Half Nelson Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,236 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,033 rides
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      Sep 2, 2018 @ 2:47pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Upper Half Nelson, Eastsound
      28 |
      Aug 7, 2017 @ 9:26pm
      Aug 7, 2017
      Upper Half Nelson, Squamish

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