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Recommended Routes in Nelson - 3

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Favorite Starting the descent to Doom Creek bridge
Difficult

Wakamarina Track

12.9 mi 20.8 km 3,491' Up 1064.11 m Up 5,061' Down 1542.68 m Down

Blenheim, NZ
Favorite Relief for your brake fingers as the descent mellows and you cross the South Maitai Bridge
Difficult

Coppermine

26.1 mi 42.0 km 4,091' Up 1246.98 m Up 4,090' Down 1246.52 m Down

Nelson, NZ
Favorite One of the numerous switchbacks
Intermediate/Difficult

Alpha to Involution

10.0 mi 16.1 km 2,307' Up 703.31 m Up 2,003' Down 610.37 m Down

Richmond, NZ

Nelson Biking

  • 139 Miles 223 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 53 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 24 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Nelson - 76

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3.1 mi 5.0 km #1Te Ara Koa Trail
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Bloody Priest
Very Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
Very Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3Terminus-Lodestone Gully
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4PG Rated
Easy/Intermediate
Brightwater, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
Brightwater, NZ
0.7 mi 1.1 km #5Devolution
Very Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
Very Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
1.4 mi 2.3 km #6Bermed As
Intermediate/Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Brightwater, NZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #7Benched As
Intermediate
Brightwater, NZ
Intermediate
Brightwater, NZ
0.5 mi 0.8 km #8Goliath
Difficult
Richmond, NZ
Difficult
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Hare Down
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Peoples Choice
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ

Photos of Nelson - 59

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Gorge sampling
Dec 3, 2020 near Brightw…, NZ
Relief for your brake fingers as the descent mellows and you cross the South Maitai Bridge
Aug 7, 2017 near Nelson, NZ
On the climb to Fosters Clearing.
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ
A warm up for some of the technical challenges to come.
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ
Descending to the last creek where water is available
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ
Navigating a windfall near the start of the carry section
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ
One of the easier switchbacks
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ
Ferns line the track through some of the switchbacks.
Oct 17, 2015 near Blenheim, NZ