1.1 miles
625 ft
-20 ft
Avg time

Devils Staircase Details

Only the devil would put an unridable section or 4x4 track in the middle of know where and at the bottom of a rock garden with no other way out.

A clay surface, very deep rutted series of climbs and plateaus with each 'step' using having a deep puddle on it.

This forms the half way mark of the Karapoti Classic. Yep half way in and you have to carry your bike for close to 2Km.

Access Info

From the bottom of the rock garden

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Devils Staircase mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    605 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,083 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,699 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,094 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,699 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,538 ft
  • Distance down
    858 ft
  • Distance flat
    161 ft
  • Avg time
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on Feb 1, 2015
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Devils Staircase Trail Reports

Feb 1, 2015 @ 12:13am
Feb 1, 2015
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Routes with this trail

Karapoti Classic race
23.8 miles

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