5 miles
Distance
1,495 ft
Climb
-1,005 ft
Descent
3,458 ft
High Point

Route from Castle Hill Village to Texas Flat starting with the uphill-only Easy Out Track through Thomas Bush.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Hogs Back (from Castle Hill Village) mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    490 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,496 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,496 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,986 ft
  • Grade
    1.77%
  • Grade max
    -32.863%
  • Grade min
    42.658%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,543 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Cam Cole - another side episode 2
Cam Cole - another side episode 2
trail: Hogs Back
4:16 | 13185 | 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

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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
Hogs Back - Easy Out
Mar 14, 2018 @ 11:16pm
Mar 14, 2018
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