3 miles
Distance
673 ft
Climb
-2,313 ft
Descent
00:57:55
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Vein Trail

The Vein Details

  • Riding Area
    Mountain Station
    Nelson, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #2998 in Mountain Biking

The Mountain Station epic. Starts with a cool lookout point. The trail has several short, punchy climbs before some of the best rock and steep-infested downhills around.

Access Info

Starts past Space Junk and traverses over the mountain. Trail can also be accessed via the North Selous FSR.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Vein bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,641 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,566 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,682 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,206 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,566 ft
  • Grade
    -10.508%
  • Grade max
    -61.064%
  • Grade min
    32.383%
  • Distance climb
    5,261 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    278 ft
  • Avg time
    00:57:55
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Status:
on Oct 6, 2018
Wet
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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
Directions to vein trailhead (49.486260, -117.253010)
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The Vein Trail Reports

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Oct 6, 2018 @ 1:42pm
Oct 6, 2018
2 new trees down after recent storm, with a trail total of 4 trees down. Easy enough to notice upon decent and still very much worth the ride!
Aug 31, 2018 @ 6:53am
Aug 31, 2018
Couple of pics of the two trees previously reported. One is length ways down the trail on the climb about 1/2 way between the bench and the...
Aug 27, 2018 @ 10:56pm
Aug 27, 2018
The recent rain actually made this ride super fun. Trail was in great shape. Couple trees down but didn't affect the flow too much. Get it while...
Jul 27, 2018 @ 3:06pm
Jul 27, 2018
reporter
Trail has been cleared by NCC trail crew. Its dry and loose up there but the traverse is running sweet. Couple of trail alterations due to logging...
Jun 20, 2018 @ 7:00am
Jun 20, 2018
reporter Anderson Creek Timber will be doing road maintenance on Mtn Station (Anderson Creek FSR/Evening Ridge Rd) starting tomorrow Wednesday June 20th...
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Oct 7, 2018 @ 4:57pm
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Oct 7, 2018 @ 4:53pm
Oct 7, 2018
The Vein, Nelson

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