3 miles
Distance
544 ft
Climb
-745 ft
Descent
00:27:11
Avg time

Godley Head Details

  • Riding area
    Christchurch
    Christchurch
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Christchurch City Council

A 2-3 minute rocky ascent from Evans Pass, followed by 7km of clean singletrack and 360° views over the ocean.
Follow the trail in reverse or drop down halfway to the Anaconda trail down into Taylor's Mistake.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Godley Head mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -201 ft
  • Altitude min
    462 ft
  • Altitude max
    923 ft
  • Altitude start
    677 ft
  • Altitude end
    476 ft
  • Grade max
    -40.997%
  • Grade min
    69.085%
  • Distance climb
    4,321 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,559 ft
  • Avg time
    00:27:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:13
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Status:
on Aug 5, 2017
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Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Directions to godley-head trailhead (-43.593270, 172.749250)

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Nov 16, 2016 @ 1:22pm
Nov 16, 2016
Godley Head, Christchurch
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Aug 27, 2015 @ 12:03pm
Aug 27, 2015
Godley Head, Christchurch

1 Review & Comments

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flag sensai-miagi (May 28, 2017 at 6:28)
 The climb at the start seems to go on for longer than the profile shows - probably because of all the pokey rocks making it hard work and the downhill gradients are slight - but there's an exhilarating bit of fast, flowing descent towards the end.
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