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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      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.
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 17, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,604
      Trails (view details)
      3
      Trails Mountain Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      2
      Trails Trail Running
      2
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      6 miles
      Total Descent
      2,703 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,417 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,178 ft
      Reports
      12
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      473

      Popular Skippers Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
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      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance

      Photos of Skippers Mountain Bike

      15 |
      Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:41pm
      Feb 20, 2019
      50 |
      Dec 25, 2017 @ 11:32am
      Dec 25, 2017
      61 |
      Nov 27, 2017 @ 7:56am
      Nov 27, 2017
      487 |
      Feb 28, 2017 @ 12:44am
      Feb 28, 2017
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Skippers Mountain Bike

      Skippers Canyon
      7:07 | 106 | Feb 26, 2019
      Skippers Canyon, Pack Track and Sack +...
      4:36 | 32 | Jul 29, 2019 , Queenstown
      Skippers Canyon, Pack Track and Sack +...
      4:36 | 28 | Jul 29, 2019 , Queenstown
      How I almost died in Skippers Canyon, Queenstown
      5:11 | 71 | Feb 4, 2019 , Queenstown

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Pack Track and Sack
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 2:15pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      VariableMkalkoffGreat condition. But might get wet soon
      Skippers Canyon Road
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 2:15pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      DryMkalkoff
      Skippers Pack Track
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 1:05am
      Jan 3, 2019
      VariableelevatetrailsSome ruts after spring rain, especially...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1461215mtbtechgeekwishlisttrailSkippers Pack Track and 1 more
      Nov 10, 2019 @ 2:56pm
      Nov 10, 2019
      user #1966626stephenm13riddentrailSkippers Pack Track
      Oct 27, 2019 @ 1:23am
      Oct 27, 2019
      user #1064619BELL1wishlisttrailPack Track and Sack
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 1:21am
      Sep 16, 2019
      user #1872423biketraveldestinationaddvideoSkippers Canyon, Pack Track and Sack + Skippers Pack Track | Bike Travel Destination... and 1 more
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 1:23am
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #1832146McfangnwishlisttrailSkippers Pack Track
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 12:42am
      Jul 1, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #646650timotei99trailSkippers Pack TrackTo get the best of this trail do it from Rude...
      Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:25pm
      Feb 20, 2019

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      • By Brendhan QMTBC & contributors
      • Admins: MBO, Dubnyk, QMTBC, QMTBC, Skippynz, red720
      • #12271 - 1,615 views

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