2 miles
Distance
451 ft
Climb
-1,244 ft
Descent
00:27:24
Avg time

Bullock Track Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Global Ranking
    #24446 in Mountain Biking

This trail takes you through the valley behind the MTB park and follows the track used by miners to link Whangamata and the 3000-strong mining settlement at Luck-At-Last mine. It has two solid uphills and is fairly technical in places, but is an exhilarating ride that incorporates a fascinating slice of local history. If you’re up for a challenging ride, this is not to be missed.

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More Stats for Bullock Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -793 ft
  • Altitude min
    151 ft
  • Altitude max
    944 ft
  • Altitude start
    944 ft
  • Altitude end
    151 ft
  • Grade
    -6.395%
  • Grade max
    -58.422%
  • Grade min
    64.776%
  • Distance climb
    3,110 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    449 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:24
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Status:
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
Directions to bullock-track trailhead (-37.202750, 175.807660)
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag erky23 (Sep 2, 2018 at 17:13)
 Ridden on Sunday 02/09/2018.

Nice 30km loop from Whangamata. Long forestry climb but not terribly difficult apart from loose rock on some of the forestry road.

After rain during the week, track was great fun. Slightly sticky and clear right through. Challenging descent in one or two sections - rocky and rooty. One or two drops.

If you are in the area and like a big loop with a challenging and rewarding track, this is the one. Not really worth the long trip just for this track, but other tracks in the area I didn't ride and a beautiful setting.
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