4,481 ft
Distance
17 ft
Climb
-608 ft
Descent
00:04:01
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Vinkline - Lower Trail
  • Chatel bikepark
    Maintainer
  • past supporters

  • Nico Vink
    2016 - 2018
    Builder

Vinkline - Lower Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12538 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

A machine groomed trail that is Nico Vink's smaller playground, with lots and lots of opportunities to get airtime, rail the berms and generally just sit back and enjoy the flow. Everything is rollable, there are no gaps but do not be fooled by the new green rating, as there are usually two landing if come in too hot

Bike Park

More Stats for Vinkline - Lower bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -592 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,390 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,982 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,982 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,390 ft
  • Grade
    -13.2%
  • Grade max
    -32.6%
  • Grade min
    8.947%
  • Distance climb
    313 ft
  • Distance down
    4,018 ft
  • Distance flat
    151 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:01
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Status:
on Aug 28, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.25 (8 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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

  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to vinkline-lower-7727 trailhead (46.221460, 6.791650)
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      Vinkline - Lower Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 1:48am
      Aug 28, 2019
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 12:04am
      Jul 15, 2019
      Jul 16, 2017 @ 12:03pm
      Jul 16, 2017
      Jun 28, 2017 @ 1:33pm
      Jun 28, 2017
      Feb 20, 2016 @ 10:04am
      Feb 20, 2016
      This trail has now been changed to Green. It has also been lengthen and now starts at Plane dranse where the old Ric et Rac used to start.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 251 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      All
      • 374 rides
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      Photos

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      7 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 4:38am
      Jun 23, 2019
      40 |
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 8:52am
      Dec 14, 2018

      Trail Lists

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag mrsalter (Aug 7, 2019 at 14:01)
       Best trail ever
      [Reply]

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