3,596 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-331 ft
Descent
00:07:28
Avg time

2 Bee Line Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #81756 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #90386 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    GWRC

This is a fast but relativity easy piece of single track through the bush. It starts off the Goat Rock (Four Climbs) forestry road.

Riders should keep and eye out for the tree across track not far past the Bees to Bridge intersection. You can get under it while still on the bike and at speed, so long as you use the deep rut on the left side of the track. Keep in mind this off camber section is all clay based, so is slippery as hell in wet conditions.

There are two groups off working Bee Hives on this trail, hence the name 2 Bee Line. First is just prior to the Bees 2 Bridge intersection, and the second about 3/4 of the way down. Usual story, don't piss off the Bees and they won't piss you off.

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More Stats for 2 Bee Line mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -327 ft
  • Altitude min
    851 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,181 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,178 ft
  • Altitude end
    851 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.215%
  • Grade min
    5.646%
  • Distance climb
    137 ft
  • Distance down
    3,113 ft
  • Distance flat
    345 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:11
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Status:
on Oct 15, 2021
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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      2 Bee Line Trail Reports

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      Oct 15, 2021 @ 9:23pm
      2 days
      About the worst I've seen it. Top half is like Taniwha in mid-winter. I switched to using Goat Rock to get to the trails as it was much drier
      Feb 7, 2021 @ 2:21am
      Feb 7, 2021
      Nice and dry
      Sep 3, 2020 @ 8:15pm
      Sep 3, 2020
      Wet and slippery on the way up. No standing water in the usual spots off the side of the track, so probably a bit drier than it has been...
      Jul 12, 2020 @ 2:29am
      Jul 12, 2020
      VERY WET - significant moisture and mud on the track. No real hazards of any sort but a very difficult ride uphill. I imagine it would be...
      Jan 15, 2020 @ 11:52pm
      Jan 15, 2020
      In good condition, a good way to get up to the top for taniwha linking into 250 east, for a good loop.
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      • 14 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      Oct 29, 2017 @ 3:21pm
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      youtuber Upper Times Table  @ Tunnel Gully
      1:14 | 414 | Oct 21, 2018 , Upper Hutt
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      2:18 | 243 | Oct 21, 2018 , Upper Hutt
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