3,807 ft
Distance
25 ft
Climb
-310 ft
Descent
00:04:55
Avg time

Bluff Details

  • Riding Area
    Glenbervie Forest
    Whangarei
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #25183 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Closed after part of the trail has been logged. Will be reinstated in 2019.

Rougher and technical at the top, fast and flowy at the bottom, an awesome downhill! Very slippery in winter...

Access Info

Go up Main Rd (Etoru Rd), take 2nd on right, Stick Rd, then approx 2kms on right. Opposite Austin Tatious exit.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Bluff bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -285 ft
  • Altitude min
    366 ft
  • Altitude max
    669 ft
  • Altitude start
    655 ft
  • Altitude end
    371 ft
  • Grade
    -7.476%
  • Grade max
    -32.043%
  • Grade min
    13.281%
  • Distance climb
    563 ft
  • Distance down
    2,860 ft
  • Distance flat
    258 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:30
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Status:
on Nov 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to bluff-32631 trailhead (-35.647201, 174.351161)
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      Bluff Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 6:10pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      reporter Trail closed after logging on the lower section, will be reinstated some time in 2019.
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 3:24pm
      Dec 21, 2017
      some big branches of gorse in the way at the start but the rest was amazing
      Sep 16, 2017 @ 10:56pm
      Sep 16, 2017
      May 26, 2017 @ 11:45pm
      May 26, 2017
      Very slippery today - wet clay base
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Bungee73 (Mar 4, 2018 at 1:08)
       The top half down to the Shoelace intersection is rubbish, don't waste your time, overgrown, rutted out and no fun, better off joining the trail via Shoelace trail.
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