8 miles
Distance
1,428 ft
Climb
-2,680 ft
Descent
3,733 ft
High Point

The Cuckoo Creek trail is a classic natural NZ beech forest Enduro trail. Etched out by dedicated locals and ridden in by enthusiasts from near and afar. This links onto the Drac and Hogs route of 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 capable 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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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Tweets and Squeals mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,251 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,481 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,733 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,481 ft
  • Grade
    -3.138%
  • Grade max
    -60.469%
  • Grade min
    30.945%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,944 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Dracophyllum Flat
Oct 3, 2018 @ 5:31pm
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Cuckoo Creek Track
Oct 3, 2018 @ 5:31pm
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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
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