6 miles
Distance
996 ft
Climb
-1,765 ft
Descent
01:21:58
Avg time
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Vallelujah Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #31590 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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.

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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
    01:21:58
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Status:
on Sep 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.4 (5 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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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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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      Vallelujah Trail Reports

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      Sep 25, 2019 @ 1:27pm
      Sep 25, 2019
      Still clear. Nice work, Craig/Eric. Thanks guys!
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 10:25am
      Jun 16, 2019
      Craig Hollinger and Eric Ridington hiked Valleluejaha on Sat June 15 with two chain saws and cleared 66 trees. This turned into an epic mission!...
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 6:35am
      Jun 7, 2019
      A lot of down trees once you enter the forest. Not worth riding until they’re cleared. A couple tiny patches of snow which will be gone soon.
      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.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 25 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 83 rides
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      Jul 28, 2018 @ 11:13am
      Jul 28, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      2017 Singletrack 6: Stage 4 - Smallwood race
      28 miles

      Trail Products

      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.
      [Reply]
      • + 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.
      [Reply]

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