9.5 miles
Distance
3,413 ft
Climb
-3,185 ft
Descent
02:23:56
Avg time

Wharfedale Track Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This is an old stock route formed in 1879. It's overall gradient is generally okay, but as the weather takes its toll, the track has been weathered into a fun mountain bike track with exposed roots, fords and plenty of rocks. From the car park, follow the trail through beech forest to the saddle approx. 2 hours away. Turn around here and head back for a mostly downhill run at a good Intermediate grade ride. Or, continue on to and beyond the Wharfedale Hut for a much tougher (with some walking) ride (about 5 hours return).

NB: The Wharfedale is a grade harder when wet.

Access Info

From Oxford, drive south-west (towards Arthur's Pass) for just over 3km and turn right onto Woodstock Rd at the 'View Hill' signpost. Drive down the road for 10km before turning right onto Ingrams Rd at the 'Wharfedale Track' sign and cruising down to the ford 1 km away. If it has been raining you'll have to park here, otherwise continue up to the car park a further 6km away.

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More Stats for Wharfedale Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    228 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,542 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,492 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,543 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,771 ft
  • Grade
    0.456%
  • Grade max
    -62.835%
  • Grade min
    61.175%
  • Distance climb
    4.1 miles
  • Distance down
    4.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.1 miles
  • Avg time
    02:23:56
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Avg: 3.65 (6 votes)

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