This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
2,183 ft
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-257 ft
Descent
00:02:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Fool's Gold Trail

Fool's Gold Details

  • Riding area
    Maraetai Forest
    Auckland
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Sep - Jun
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2015

A great grade 3 track with lots berms as well as a few fast sections.

Access Info

Head up the big hill towards the container, but take the first right off this road (before Horse Track). Fool's Gold starts at the top of this hill.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Fool's Gold mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -241 ft
  • Altitude min
    175 ft
  • Altitude max
    416 ft
  • Altitude start
    416 ft
  • Altitude end
    175 ft
  • Grade
    -11.048%
  • Grade max
    -36.69%
  • Grade min
    16.858%
  • Distance climb
    225 ft
  • Distance down
    1,730 ft
  • Distance flat
    229 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:26
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Status:
on Feb 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to fool-s-gold-36702 trailhead (-36.899060, 175.040040)
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Fool's Gold Trail Reports

datedescription
Feb 19, 2018 @ 1:25pm
Feb 19, 2018
Perfect
Dec 6, 2017 @ 9:03pm
Dec 6, 2017
Lots of loose marbles everywhere
Nov 24, 2017 @ 2:11pm
Nov 24, 2017
Nov 8, 2017 @ 9:13pm
Nov 8, 2017
Dry and hard pack, a little loose in some corners
Oct 14, 2017 @ 5:55pm
Oct 14, 2017
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag mtm (Feb 26, 2018 at 12:00)
 Maraetai Forest is closed due to forestry operations.
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