2 miles
Distance
824 ft
Climb
-1,584 ft
Descent
00:26:11
Avg time

Edge Track Details

  • Riding Area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Castle Hill
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
  • OSM Way

A bike/hike-a-bike traverse track across scree and through native bush. Amazing scenery but not a track that you'd plan to ride fast. A massive drop off to one side and many corners with rocks that you have to carry your bike over, not a good track for someone with a fear of heights. Watch for slips after rain.

Access Info

Ride up the Craigieburn Ski Field access road (1-2hr climb) or find someone with a key to the gate for the ski field and get shuttled up. Park at the gate to the ski field road or at the DoC campsite off the Broken River Ski Field road and use the Sidle 73 Track to get over to the Craigieburn Rd

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Edge Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -760 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,398 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,239 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,182 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,422 ft
  • Grade
    -6.514%
  • Grade max
    -75.897%
  • Grade min
    54.406%
  • Distance climb
    4,505 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    378 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:28
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (16 votes)

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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to edge-track trailhead (-43.115450, 171.705639)
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Edge Track Trail Reports

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Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Skifield to Village
13 miles
DH in Winter
9 miles

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