12.9 miles
Distance
2,105 ft
Climb
-3,200 ft
Descent
02:41:47
Avg time

Cairnmuir Range Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Other
  • Global Ranking
    #165960 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Clyde to Bannockburn inlet. The track climbs steadily, but has "Hike a bike" sections to get to the top. You will be rewarded by 360 degree views of the surrounding areas, including The Remarkables, Lake Dunstan, and the Clutha River. This is exposed, isolated alpine environment. Always be prepared.

Note: Closed for lambing 8 Sep - 26 Oct.

Access Info

Access through Hawksburn Road in Clyde.

Disclaimer

Always plan ahead and prepare for changes in weather. Dispose of waste properly. Respect wildlife and farm animals. Be considerate of other trail users.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Cairnmuir Range mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,095 ft
  • Altitude min
    795 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,607 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,890 ft
  • Altitude end
    794 ft
  • Grade
    -1.6%
  • Grade max
    -46.2%
  • Grade min
    83.5%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,096 ft
  • Avg time
    02:41:47
  • Avg reverse time
    03:53:41
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      Cairnmuir Range Trail Reports

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      Aug 27, 2022 @ 2:00am
      Aug 27, 2022
      Wet on the Clyde side of track, mainly following 4x4 ruts then opens up to a nice track on Cromwell side
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 1:42am
      Nov 10, 2021
      Honest climb at start, I did the loop from Bannockburn up the Pylon track and back along Cairnmuir. Great scenery, thyme flowering on hills. No...
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 11:41am
      Dec 5, 2020
      a great scenic trip- its close on an e bike for battery power if you start from clyde township - if you can get a lift up the road to the star...
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