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      Skippers Gorge area from Skippers Saddle all the way up the Shotover River taking in the historic goldmining area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Access Info:
      Skippers Saddle small carpark.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 5, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,128 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,365 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,178 ft
      Reports
      26
      Photos
      36
      Ridden Counter
      896

      Popular Skippers Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 0 rides

      Photos of Skippers Mountain Bike

      73 |
      Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:41pm
      Feb 20, 2019
      115 |
      Dec 25, 2017 @ 11:32am
      Dec 25, 2017
      148 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 7:56am
      Nov 27, 2017
      666 |
      Feb 28, 2017 @ 12:44am
      Feb 28, 2017
      | 1 comments
      228 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:55pm
      May 10, 2016
      217 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:50pm
      May 10, 2016
      230 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:46pm
      May 10, 2016
      281 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:13pm
      May 10, 2016

      Videos of Skippers Mountain Bike

      Skippers Canyon
      7:07 | 166 | Feb 26, 2019
      Skippers Canyon, Pack Track and Sack +...
      4:36 | 464 | Jul 29, 2019 , Queenstown
      Skippers Canyon, Pack Track and Sack +...
      4:36 | 354 | Jul 29, 2019 , Queenstown
      How I almost died in Skippers Canyon, Queenstown
      5:11 | 497 | Feb 4, 2019 , Queenstown
      How I almost died in Skippers Canyon, Queenstown
      5:11 | 338 | Feb 4, 2019 , Queenstown

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Pack Track and Sack
      May 22, 2022 @ 7:26pm
      May 22, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleCLOSED FOR WINTER - With a Freeze/thaw...QMTBC
      Skippers Pack Track
      May 22, 2022 @ 7:26pm
      May 22, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleCLOSED FOR WINTER - With a Freeze/thaw...QMTBC
      Skippers Canyon Road
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 2:15pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      DryMkalkoff

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #506075QMTBCaddreportPack Track and Sack and 1 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 7:28pm
      May 22, 2022
      user #913778jimpfaheywishlisttrailSkippers Pack Track
      May 7, 2022 @ 3:54am
      May 7, 2022
      user #2490626OutersphereaddreportPack Track and Sack
      Apr 30, 2022 @ 12:17am
      Apr 30, 2022
      user #2232695Edwardmoore40riddentrailPack Track and Sack and 1 more
      Apr 27, 2022 @ 11:36am
      Apr 27, 2022
      user #2894765dreamsquasherriddentrailSkippers Canyon Road
      Apr 17, 2022 @ 3:59pm
      Apr 17, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #12349922d-cutouttrailPack Track and SackFantastic continuation of Rude Rock giving you...
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 4:03am
      Apr 24, 2021
      user #1569174elevatetrailsreportSkippers Pack TrackTrail is getting an overhaul as we speak....
      Jan 25, 2021 @ 8:39pm
      Jan 25, 2021
      user #2018899lisahunkintrailSkippers Canyon RoadCheck the road closure sign at the...
      Dec 16, 2020 @ 1:07pm
      Dec 16, 2020
      user #1569174elevatetrailstrailPack Track and Sack2 sections of high exposure put it to grade 5
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 12:29pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      user #923271donalducktrailPack Track and SackGrade 4
      May 4, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      May 4, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Coronet Peak Ski & Mountain Bike Park 1 10 1 12.1 km
      Wakatipu Basin 3 24.9 km
      Arrowtown Trails 46.5 km
      Moonlight/Moke Lake 3 16.6 km
      Fernhill Trails 5 1 57.3 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike36 miles2,129 ft3 miles1,365 ft
      #2,724#923626264
      E-Bike13 miles177 ft2,290 ft1,230 ft
      106
      Hike23 miles1,952 ft3 miles1,365 ft
      #2,151#632411
      Trail Running23 miles1,952 ft3 miles1,365 ft
      #2,148#63241
      Dirtbike/Moto13 miles177 ft2,290 ft1,230 ft
      #58
      ATV/ORV/OHV13 miles177 ft2,290 ft1,230 ft
      #38
      • By Brendhan QMTBC & contributors
      • Admins: MBO, Dubnyk, QMTBC, QMTBC, Skippynz, red720, chris-conway
      • #12271 - 2,928 views

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