2,236 ft
285 ft
-31 ft
Avg time

Sidewinder Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Side Winder
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
  • Global Ranking

In 2014 Sidewinder was re-designated as an uphill only track. This allows riders who have descended on Eagle vs. Shark or Kataore trails to avoid the forestry road climb of Hill Road to get back to the bulk of trails (and closer to shuttle uplifts) on the singletrack climb of Sidewinder.

Steep pinches will keep the fittest riders challenged. Moderate fitness will see some people walk sections.

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More Stats for Sidewinder mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    253 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,506 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,767 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,506 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,759 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,710 ft
  • Distance down
    416 ft
  • Distance flat
    111 ft
  • Avg time
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Avg: 1.5 (3 votes)

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Jan 26, 2010 @ 9:47pm
Jan 26, 2010
| 6 comments Sidewinder, Kaiteriteri

Routes with this trail

WHAKA100 Official 2016 race
64.7 miles

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1 Review & Comments

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flag mbl77 PCBC (May 3, 2015 at 20:48)
 This is now an up track.

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