6 miles
Distance
996 ft
Climb
-1,765 ft
Descent
01:19:59
Avg time
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Vallelujah Details

  • Riding Area
    Smallwood Creek
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Other
  • Global Ranking

The latest addition to Smallwood and a long ride with a staggering view of the Vallhallas, the first half is pure XC grinding with short but stout climbs, and winding sections around a few tiny lakes. Once back into the woods, some more cross country work will get you to the second half of trail that yields a seemingly endless descent of sublime, low-angle ripping.

Access Info

Queen Victoria road in Beasley. The trailhead is a little over 12km of mostly up on good gravel road, steep in places. There is a sign post in a clearing to the left the trail is immediately off the road to the right marked by stones. There maybe another a few hundred metres further.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Vallelujah bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -769 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,311 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,415 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,080 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,311 ft
  • Grade
    -2.634%
  • Grade max
    -39.312%
  • Grade min
    24.285%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,345 ft
  • Avg time
    01:19:59
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Status:
on Jul 28, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to vallelujah trailhead (49.541620, -117.461189)
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Vallelujah Trail Reports

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Jul 28, 2018 @ 11:12am
Jul 28, 2018
Cleared the two trees on the descent.
Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:40pm
Jul 22, 2018
Everything in great condition. 2 large trees down otherwise clear.
Jun 28, 2018 @ 1:40pm
Jun 28, 2018
One down tree on the DH. Otherwise excellent!
Jun 26, 2018 @ 7:19am
Jun 26, 2018
Trail cleared on the mid section blowdowns DH
Jun 25, 2018 @ 8:10am
Jun 25, 2018
5 or 6 trees down in the middle DH section
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Jul 28, 2018 @ 11:13am
Jul 28, 2018
Vallelujah, Nelson

Routes with this trail

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2017 Singletrack 6: Stage 4 - Smallwood race
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag Sammyc151 (Aug 29, 2018 at 19:21)
 Once you begin descending, the first half has some great corners, and feels like a mountain bike trail. The second half of the descent however has very few corners at all, and feels like you’re descending an old road grade. I didn’t find it very rewarding after the long grunt to pedal up there.
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  • + 1
flag cjorge NCC (Aug 30, 2018 at 9:33)
 Agreed Sammy C, NCC is starting a new lower section to remove most of rail grade and last bit of logging road to Antler. Should be a huge improvement when finished.
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