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.

Local Trail Association
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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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Dracophyllum Flat
Dec 8, 2018 @ 3:30pm
Dec 8, 2018
Track is closed. Please leave alone until we get some sustained dry weather. The new trail work needs time to dry. Thanks Craigieburn Trails.
Hogs Back
Dec 2, 2018 @ 8:27pm
Dec 2, 2018
Riding great
Cuckoo Creek Track
Nov 26, 2018 @ 6:56pm
Nov 26, 2018
Very muddy after prevalent rain. Riding at the moment will cause damage. You must turn left at the bottom and head to Jacks Pass. The section through to Texas Flat (right) is closed due to being an unrideable quagmire in places.
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