1,548 ft
Distance
55 ft
Climb
-205 ft
Descent
00:02:32
Avg time

Blaster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, Fat, CX
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Roller Coaster, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2145 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Not like anything else in the region, with 14 bermed switchbacks and many other bends, berms rollers and tables it is sure to live up to its name and be a blast Blaster was originally designed to be the "final blast" trail three of three in the lookout descent from the top of Utiwai. Sadly not like the sign suggests on Utiwai, the two sections above are not under construction as of yet despite being walked over by council staff with the ecologist happy with the placement in the scenic reserve.

Access Info

Take the Mid Tumeke Entry as an exit and ride along Lower Loop road.

Disclaimer

exits onto Spicerlink (Two Way) slow down

More Stats for Blaster bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -150 ft
  • Altitude min
    215 ft
  • Altitude max
    365 ft
  • Altitude start
    365 ft
  • Altitude end
    215 ft
  • Grade
    -9.709%
  • Grade max
    -29.243%
  • Grade min
    23.879%
  • Distance climb
    468 ft
  • Distance down
    1,027 ft
  • Distance flat
    52 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:32
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Status:
on Jul 26, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (6 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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  • 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 blaster-83337 trailhead (-41.142320, 174.825730)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 458 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 536 rides
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      Aug 26, 2018 @ 10:37pm
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      May 29, 2018 @ 1:20am
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      May 29, 2018 @ 1:20am
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