2 miles
Distance
751 ft
Climb
-375 ft
Descent
00:28:51
Avg time

Beeched As Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Fernhill Trails
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T3 Demanding Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Sept-May
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4195 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    DOC

Hand built singletrack through the Beech Forest on Ben Lomond. Some exposed drops off the side of the trail and quite narrow in places. Couple of steep sections on Fernhill side leaning more towards Grade 4/Very Difficult.

Access Info

Ride up Skyline Access Road (or take Gondola) ride up past the luge chairlift and take a right just past the top building up steep 4WD track Turn left onto Ben Lomond trail. 10 or 15m in take the left fork on the single track to avoid riding on the walking trail. Don't take any other forks until you are out in the open again at the original start. Remember the Ben Lomond trail is primarily a walking track so be nice to walkers!

More Stats for Beeched As bike trail
  • Altitude change
    374 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,566 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,050 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,566 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,940 ft
  • Grade
    3.1%
  • Grade max
    -52.1%
  • Grade min
    65.7%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,815 ft
  • Distance flat
    928 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:07
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.8 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to beeched-as trailhead (-45.026800, 168.646960)
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      Beeched As Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 14, 2019 @ 3:05pm
      Oct 14, 2019
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 8:19pm
      Nov 14, 2018
      A couple of wet/muddy spots, otherwise in good shape
      Oct 10, 2018 @ 4:52pm
      Oct 10, 2018
      still quite damp in places as the srping rain and snow runs off, but generally ridable.
      Sep 23, 2018 @ 1:31pm
      Sep 23, 2018
      very wet and snowy, will take a while to melt and firm up.
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 10:25pm
      Jul 20, 2018
      Winter conditions, sloppy in the open
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 39 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 528 rides
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      Photos

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      21 |
      Mar 20, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Mar 20, 2019
      37 |
      Mar 28, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      Mar 28, 2018
      32 |
      Mar 28, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      Mar 28, 2018
      167 |
      Jan 28, 2018 @ 4:00am
      Jan 28, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Fernhill Loop via Beeched As and Salmon Run
      11.7 km
      Moonlight loop from Queenstown
      27.4 km

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