2 miles
Distance
824 ft
Climb
-1,584 ft
Descent
00:27:21
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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12252 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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
    00:27:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:32:28
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Status:
on Jan 26, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.4 (18 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
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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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to edge-track trailhead (-43.115450, 171.705639)
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      Edge Track Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 26, 2019 @ 12:14pm
      Jan 26, 2019
      Two shingle scree's have moved, one totally unrideable and a little difficult to get across.
      Dec 14, 2018 @ 2:17pm
      Dec 14, 2018
      Clear, minimal mud
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 10:45pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      All clear I think I saw one tree down though
      Apr 7, 2018 @ 2:35pm
      Apr 7, 2018
      Dec 29, 2017 @ 12:35pm
      Dec 29, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 90 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 342 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 8, 2019 @ 10:25pm
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      94 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 9:07pm
      Feb 23, 2019
      111 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 9:07pm
      Feb 23, 2019
      62 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 9:07pm
      Feb 23, 2019

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Craigieburn Forest Park
      10 miles
      Skifield to Village
      13 miles
      DH in Winter
      9 miles

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      Videos

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      youtuber Edge, Craigieburn #ThursdayTrails E68
      3:36 | 165 | Sep 13, 2018 , Castle Hill
      The Craigieburn Edge Track | MTB Trail Magic
      12:34 | 43 | Dec 21, 2018 , Castle Hill
      youtuber The Edge Trail, New Zealand 2017
      282 | Nov 2, 2017 , Castle Hill
      Edge Track - Craigieburn Forest Park - NZ by Hugo
      227 | Apr 20, 2017 , Castle Hill
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