4,592 ft
Distance
106 ft
Climb
-322 ft
Descent
00:04:18
Avg time

Castle Rock Details

  • Riding area
    Port Hills East
    Christchurch
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Single track traverses east below Summit Road and switches back on itself a couple of times before a final traverse to the top of the Bridle Path and Summit Road.
Fun track to ride as you pick your way through lava boulders that make parts of the sections quite technical.
A good step up if you've only been riding smooth single track like the Bowenvale Traverse track .

Access Info

Head up Mt Pleasant road to Summit Road or alternatively bike up Bridle Path Track. A tight dog leg turn on Summit Road indicates the top of the reserve with a small pull in area off Summit Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Castle Rock mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -216 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,347 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,333 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,117 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.114%
  • Grade min
    59.22%
  • Distance climb
    907 ft
  • Distance down
    3,685 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:36
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Status:
on Sep 13, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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