3 miles
Distance
717 ft
Climb
-733 ft
Descent
3,026 ft
High Point

Enjoyable short loop through Thomas Bush beech forest, with expansive views at the top from Long Spur over the Castle Hill Basin. Easy uphill riding, with well-graded, reasonable-radius switchbacks.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Hogs Back Short Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,480 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,496 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,480 ft
  • Grade
    -0.105%
  • Grade max
    -40.683%
  • Grade min
    34.232%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,185 ft
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  • Wet
  • Variable
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Cam Cole - another side episode 2
Cam Cole - another side episode 2
trail: Hogs Back
4:16 | 13168 | 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...

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