3,747 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-467 ft
Descent
00:05:12
Avg time

Box of Birds Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Log Ride
  • Global Ranking
    #2779 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #786 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking

The first section is easy cross-country, with an avoidable dropoff (go right) at the point where it crosses Tokorangi Pa Rd. The trail continues on the other side of the road – a mixture of steep turns and drops and flatter sections, often slippery after rain, more like a grade 4 level of riding. Three easier lines are part of the Fluffy Ducks lines to bypass the most difficult sections. The last section of the trail, after a log feature with several options to cross it, is an easy coast through to the junction of the trail with the lower section of As You Do.

More Stats for Box of Birds mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -464 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,240 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,704 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,240 ft
  • Grade
    -12.4%
  • Grade max
    -57.3%
  • Grade min
    4.1%
  • Distance climb
    233 ft
  • Distance down
    3,471 ft
  • Distance flat
    43 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:34
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Status:
on Nov 3, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Box of Birds Trail Reports

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      Nov 3, 2021 @ 11:05pm
      Nov 3, 2021
      Large dead gum tree has fallen and is hung up in Douglas for tree. Located at Start of section from Tokorangi pa road
      Nov 3, 2021 @ 11:32am
      Nov 3, 2021
      cleared punga fronds, all good
      Oct 26, 2021 @ 9:13pm
      Oct 26, 2021
      Oct 18, 2021 @ 9:12pm
      Oct 18, 2021
      Aug 20, 2021 @ 4:56pm
      Aug 20, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 24 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 471 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,250 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      429 |
      Feb 15, 2019 @ 7:12pm
      Feb 15, 2019
      92 |
      Feb 14, 2019 @ 2:49pm
      Feb 14, 2019
      65 |
      Apr 9, 2018 @ 10:35pm
      Apr 9, 2018
      131 |
      Apr 3, 2018 @ 1:34am
      Apr 3, 2018

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      Trail Products

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Mulletcocktail (Dec 29, 2018 at 23:11)
       Quality single track. Interesting riding from the go with hardly any pedalling. Good wet weather choice.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      FranSmith (Dec 3, 2019 at 21:54)
       Absolute beauty, the trail that just keeps giving.
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