2 miles
Distance
1,586 ft
Climb
-266 ft
Descent
00:44:34
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Coronet XC Trail
  • NZ Ski

Coronet XC Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Coronet Peak
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #30677 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2006
  • Land Manager
    DOC

Two way XC/DH trail lift accessible when they are running. 100% purpose built singletrack winding up to the top of the M1 Ski run, optionally ride/push to the top of the Coronet Express chairlift. NZ Ski occasionally opens the lift to bikes, check their website for details/updates

Access Info

From the ski field base building ride up beside the beginners 'magic carpet' singletrack entrance just beyond the start of the lift.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Coronet XC bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,319 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,958 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,278 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,958 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,277 ft
  • Grade
    11.759%
  • Grade max
    -39.715%
  • Grade min
    47.502%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,506 ft
  • Distance flat
    60 ft
  • Avg time
    00:44:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:48
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Status:
on Apr 6, 2019
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.9 (8 votes)

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to coronet-xc trailhead (-44.926410, 168.740760)
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      Coronet XC Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 7:27pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      Mar 14, 2019 @ 4:06pm
      Mar 14, 2019
      Please obey construction area signage. Trail open but be aware of access restrictions to start of trail. Follow signs from main carpark to trail...
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 11:40pm
      Jan 15, 2019
      Jan 15, 2019 @ 7:34pm
      Jan 15, 2019
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 8:15pm
      Dec 3, 2018
      Digger on track in rocky gully area re-instating short track section. Obey signage and make sure the operator is aware of you. Hopefully done by...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 65 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 227 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 4, 2020 @ 5:03pm
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      45 |
      Jul 30, 2019 @ 12:08am
      Jul 30, 2019
      19 |
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:22pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      7 |
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 6:22pm
      Jul 29, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      6 miles
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      12 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag QueenstownBikeTaxis (Dec 11, 2017 at 15:24)
       A must do trail in Queenstown, epic fun, flowing descent, breathtaking views, add Rude Rock or Corotown to the end and you've just ticked off one of the best Queenstown trails.
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      Legendary Coronet XC full track | Bike Travel...
      9:56 | 117 | Jul 29, 2019 , Queenstown
      YTB in NZ
      6:13 | 813 | Feb 6, 2017 , Queenstown
      Getting to know Coronet Peak
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