3.0 miles
Distance
443 ft
Climb
-1,748 ft
Descent
00:24:02
Avg time

Red Rocks Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face, Skinny
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8058
  • Land Manager
    WCC

This is an old school track that started life as a steep 4wd road and is slowly degenerating into challenging single track. Starting from a good altitude, the track more-or-less follows a ridge down to the sea. Along the way there are huge views over Cook Strait, though parts of the track are technically challenging so don't get too distracted by the views.

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Access Info

From the southern end of Barking Emu, cross the Tip Track and head south.

More Stats for Red Rocks mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,305 ft
  • Altitude min
    42 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,347 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,347 ft
  • Altitude end
    42 ft
  • Grade max
    -124.188%
  • Grade min
    75.044%
  • Distance climb
    4,218 ft
  • Distance down
    1.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,896 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:02
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Status:
on Feb 17, 2015
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Red Rocks Trail Reports

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 2
flag YogiNZ TRAILFORKS (Feb 17, 2015 at 13:02)
 Trail is really only an Intermediate grade except for the final single track section down to the beach.
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