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1,016 ft
31 ft
-86 ft
Avg time

Dead Cow Gully Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Advanced (1 vote)
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Bridge, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened

Dead Cow Gully Track (Grade 3+ Intermediate)

This track provides a link across a gully (where used to be a dead cow) to the lower section of the Nats XC track and connects with the Zig Zag climbing track from the Mt Cargill Track below. It has a narrow bridge, rough traverse around a tree and is mostly technical XC.

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More Stats for Dead Cow Gully mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -55 ft
  • Altitude min
    479 ft
  • Altitude max
    560 ft
  • Altitude start
    536 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    262 ft
  • Distance down
    708 ft
  • Distance flat
    46 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Sep 10, 2016
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to dead-cow-gully trailhead (-45.830320, 170.555310)
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Dead Cow Gully Trail Reports

Sep 10, 2016 @ 2:12am
Sep 10, 2016
tree across the trail near the graveled parts, easy to get around.
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Routes with this trail

Emersons 3 Peaks Day 1 2017 race
16 miles
MTBNZ Rnd 4 Dunedin XC Course - Elite
4 miles
2016 Proposed MTBNZ Cup XC Course race
5 miles

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