1,363 ft
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-139 ft
Descent
00:01:48
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Haggis Basher Trail
  • Mountain Biking Otago

Haggis Basher Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #9813
  • Year Opened
    1998

Haggis Basher (Grade 4 Intermediate)

This is a technical XC track, so named after someone managed to “bash their haggis” while misjudging a rock drop on the track (and an event called the Haggis Basher). This track was used in anger for the 2000 Masters Games, where many of the more roadie focussed riders walked their bikes down the course, to jeers and hoots from spectators. Built in 1998 by Mark, Chris, Trev and others. Named by Chris Arbuckle.

Access Info

From the OCTAGON, head north along George St all the way to the GARDENS SHOPPING AREA, drive along the Northern flank of the Dunedin Botanic Gardens on OPOHO RD, then up the hill on to SIGNAL HILL RD. Keep to the tar seal until you see the monument. Just below the monument there are a number of tracks that branch, down, across. The Big Easy climbing track also finishes here. There's a notice board on the top of the Roller Coaster which should help you find your way.

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More Stats for Haggis Basher mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -131 ft
  • Altitude min
    738 ft
  • Altitude max
    873 ft
  • Altitude start
    870 ft
  • Altitude end
    739 ft
  • Grade
    -9.594%
  • Grade max
    -30.438%
  • Grade min
    3.931%
  • Distance climb
    157 ft
  • Distance down
    1,078 ft
  • Distance flat
    128 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:48
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Haggis Basher, Dunedin

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