9 miles
1,813 ft
-2,438 ft
3,458 ft
High Point

Unique NZ single track trails with a true backcountry feel. Set in the sub alpine surrounded by mountains. You will ride through native black beech forests and shrublands, crossing small streams and golden tussock plateaus. A diverse 100% pure NZ experience. The route is suitable for all riders with a moderate level of fitness and an appetite for adventure.

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Craigieburn Trails (www.craigieburntrails.org.nz)
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    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Drac and Hogs mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -625 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,481 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,106 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,481 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,878 ft
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Cam Cole - another side episode 2
Cam Cole - another side episode 2
trail: Hogs Back
4:16 | 13186 | comments: 1 | favs: 53
Apr 7, 2013
In this episode we check out some of the action in the CBD of Christchurch city post earthquake, followed by a quick training ride in the port...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Dracophyllum Flat
Oct 20, 2018 @ 2:40am
6 hours
Running fast and fun. Tree down just before the descent to Cuckoo Creek; not possible to ride over, you’ll need to lift your bike.
Hogs Back
Oct 3, 2018 @ 5:24pm
Oct 3, 2018
Hogs Back Track is open for Summer 18/19. However, please note there is currently a sinkhole deep enough to lose a small child in on the uphill known as "Ernies Mistake" just above the start of the track near Texas Flat. reporter
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