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Brent’s Top 5 Trails around Nakusp area.

Mountain Biking in Nakusp, BC

NAKUSP | SHIFTING CULTURE

Before the Mt Abriel project was underway, trails were already an important piece of the outdoor puzzle at Box Lake. With trails like Zoolander, Spice Weasel and Dropitimus Prime, this network has played host to the Marin Wildside Enduro, an early season kickoff, for the past 3 years. As Mt Abriel continues to expand, the heart of mountain biking in Nakusp is shifting. With camping, lake access, adaptive mountain biking trails, bike park (underway), downhill and jump lines, it’s hard to imagine a more diverse trail network. As tourism culture slowly shifts in Nakusp, we invite you to join us and Discover Nakusp.

BRENT’S TOP 5 | LOCAL’S PICKS

Adaptive mountain biking in Nakusp

TOP GREEN | UPPER/LOWER SKY CAPTAIN (Mt Abriel)

This trail has been built to adaptive standards to allow room for three wheeled handcycles. Inclusive design for people with disabilities has also helped to open mountain biking to even more groups. Sky Captain has lots of fun rollers and is great for all ages and abilities.

Butter Trail in Rosebery BC, with views of Valhalla Provincial Park and Slocan Lake

TOP BLUE | UPPER/LOWER BUTTER (Rosebery)

This classic blue, with almost 1000m of decent and stunning views of Valhalla Provincial Park and Slocan Lake, this trail is a must for all visiting the region. Connect with Spine and Rolling Thunder for a solid day of riding and even more vertical.

Mountain biking at Box Lake, Nakusp, BC

TOP BLACK | DROPTIMUS PRIME (Box Lake)

Droptimus Prime is an old school trail with great rock features and high speeds. Connect with Zoolander and Spice Weasel for an even longer ride.

Beach at the end of Rhy's Peaces, mountain biking trail in Nakusp, BC

TOP SCENIC | BADFISH TO RHY’S PEACES (Mt Abriel)

A fun two-way trail that takes you from the upper parking lot, all the way to a secluded beach. With lake views, water access and numerous short downhill trails connecting, there’s no better way to end your day. See you at the beach!