8 miles
Distance
2,083 ft
Climb
-2,090 ft
Descent
1,209 ft
High Point

A figure 8 loop incorporating bull-A-Varde, Bull Run and Borderline. Borderline is more of a grade 4 trail.

Drive to the very end of Stratton St and park your car. Ride back up Stratton St, turn left on to Cottle Park Dr, left at Normandale Rd and left again where Normandale Rd meets Sweetaches Dr.

At the ending the start of OCR. Ride along OCR until you get to a farm gate. Bull-A-Varde ( the link trail for Bull Run) begins approximately 200 meters further on.

At the bottom of Bull Run turn up Hill Rd. Continue past the farm house. At the first WWII past the farm house take the first farm gate on the left that leads on to a grass farm track. Continue along this track until you reach a ridge.

The ridge has 4 exits - east up along the ridge, west up along the ridge, south down and south east along the farm track. Continue along the farm track. At the farm gate, continue along the farm track past the entrance to Bull-A-Varde and back to the first farm gate to came to. Borderline begins at this first farm gate.

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    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH
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    One Direction
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  • Ridelogs
    14
More Stats for BBB Fig 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    360 ft
  • Altitude start
    486 ft
  • Altitude end
    479 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.999%
  • Grade min
    41.713%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,149 ft
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      MTB Trail Bull Run - Complete - Jan 2019
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      Dec 13, 2018
      Belmont Regional Park, Wellington, NZ - Davide
      Belmont Regional Park, Wellington, NZ - Davide
      trail: Borderline
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      Aug 19, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Bull Run
      Mar 30, 2019 @ 1:26am
      Mar 30, 2019
      A bit wet in the upper section and dry down in the clearing. Running mint!
      Old Coach Road
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 12:12pm
      Feb 16, 2019
      Nice and dry.
      Hill Road
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Feb 2, 2019
      Hill Road to Old Coach Road connector
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Feb 2, 2019
      Borderline
      Feb 2, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Feb 2, 2019
      A few spots are blown out
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