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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 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
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

Nelson Biking

  • 144 Miles 232 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 63 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 25 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Nelson - 86

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0.9 mi 1.4 km #1Exodus
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.2 mi 0.3 km #2Sequence
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.6 km #3Hare Down
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.3 mi 0.6 km #4The Sling
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #5Jubilee Gum
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.3 mi 0.5 km #6Upper Matai
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Involution
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
Difficult
Nelson, NZ
1.2 mi 2.0 km #8Widdershins
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Alpha Tahi
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
2.8 mi 4.5 km #10Glider Road
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ
Intermediate
Richmond, NZ

Photos of Nelson - 59

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