4.9 miles
Distance
934 ft
Climb
-914 ft
Descent
1,890 ft
High Point

This short route takes you up to big foot, down its lower section and then into detox.

Detailed Description
Big Foot Detox Route is a 5 mile popular intermediate route located near Hanmer Springs. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 934 ft with a max elevation of 1,890 ft then descends -914 ft.
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7 Reviews & Comments

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Coaltheroad (Sep 12, 2021 at 14:16)
Trail Big Foot
Awesome trail up & down! Some really cool features on the downhill. Look out for Big Foot footprints....
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mattbarns (Mar 18, 2021 at 2:09)
Trail Big Foot
Tough climb, too much for my legs at the end of the day. Uncomplicated, fast and fun decent.
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Jase-the-ace (Mar 18, 2020 at 22:07)
Very steep, if you want to ride the trails such as big foot just ride the dog creek trail then up the road
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Georgemingham (Jan 15, 2020 at 13:00)
Trail Timberlands
Fantastic fun trail
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Georgemingham (Jan 15, 2020 at 12:59)
Trail Western Link
Good trail, well maintained
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chopsoffury (Apr 16, 2019 at 20:07)
Trail Detox
Great fun downhill. Uphill is a good slog but worth the reward.
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leefluff (Jun 5, 2016 at 0:15)
Trail Big Foot
Genuinely technical climb. Steep hairpins and off camber roots. Fun descent. Narrow track
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Trails in Route

Western Link2,306 ft
Timberlands1,739 ft
Joliffe Saddle Track2,707 ft
Big Foot1 mile
Detox1 mile
Mach 14,242 ft
Camp Track2,221 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Big Foot Detox Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,305 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,306 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,325 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -49.8%
  • Grade min
    63.8%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,360 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Camp Track
Jan 31, 2023 @ 6:00am
2 days
Timberlands
Jan 28, 2023 @ 11:49am
Jan 28, 2023
Still closed for logging activities
Detox
Jan 14, 2023 @ 6:52pm
Jan 14, 2023
Western Link
Jan 14, 2023 @ 6:52pm
Jan 14, 2023
Joliffe Saddle Track
Nov 22, 2022 @ 5:52am
Nov 22, 2022
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