3 miles
Distance
673 ft
Climb
-2,313 ft
Descent
00:53:50
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
    #3053

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 mountain 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
    00:53:50
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Status:
on Aug 31, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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

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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...
Jun 17, 2018 @ 9:25pm
Jun 17, 2018
Clear up to the lookout and start of space junk. Lots of trees down after that.... Logging below the North Selous FSR has wiped out the trail in a...
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Sep 25, 2017 @ 2:22am
Sep 25, 2017
The Vein, Vancouver
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Sep 25, 2017 @ 2:22am
Sep 25, 2017
The Vein, Vancouver
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Jul 18, 2017 @ 8:41am
Jul 18, 2017
| 9 comments The Vein, Nelson
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Jun 18, 2017 @ 9:57pm
Jun 18, 2017
| 12 comments The Vein, Nelson

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