7.3 miles
3,680 ft
-3,867 ft
3,054 ft
High Point

An alternative route to Fernhill Loop utilising as much purpose built singletrac as possible. Allow roughly 3 to 5 hours depending on fitness/skill. Beware of Salmon Run as there are some pretty hard steep sections. If you take the old Fernhill Loop down it becomes more of a single black diamond/Very Difficult (NZ Grade 4) ride. Very much a back country feel only a few minutes from the town centre but it also means that emergency assistance is difficult as there is no motor vehicle access for most of the route.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Fernhill Loop via Beeched As and Salmon Run mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -187 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,020 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,207 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,020 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3.4 miles
  • Distance down
    3.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,023 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Beeched As
Oct 24, 2016 @ 5:29pm
2 days
Pretty wet and boggy in places, particularly at Fernhill end. Short section could be worth walking if really muddy.
Salmon Run
Mar 20, 2016 @ 2:12pm
Mar 20, 2016
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