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
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
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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      Cuckoo Creek Track
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 7:19pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      Slippy and a but rusty
      Hogs Back
      May 23, 2019 @ 10:52pm
      May 23, 2019
      Closed for Winter 2019
      Dracophyllum Flat
      May 23, 2019 @ 10:51pm
      May 23, 2019
      Closed for Winter 2019
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