1 mile
Distance
139 ft
Climb
-704 ft
Descent
00:14:29
Avg time

Gold Digger Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    7 Mile Riding Area
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Oct - June
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18097 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2012
  • Land Manager
    DOC

2 way single track out and back or as part of Moke Lake loop through gold mining remains from 7mile creek car park to the 4WD Road to Moke Lake. Trail is narrow in places and has some exposure to tracks edge. Trail is best ridden as a climb towards Moke Lake. Give way to uphill riders.

Access Info

Drive/ride towards Genorchy from Queenstown trail starts opposit the 7 Mile Creek carpark next to the Moke Lake Rd intersection.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gold Digger mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -565 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,143 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,712 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,708 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,143 ft
  • Grade
    -7.274%
  • Grade max
    -60.484%
  • Grade min
    24.978%
  • Distance climb
    2,091 ft
  • Distance down
    5,149 ft
  • Distance flat
    531 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:02
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Status:
on Oct 18, 2020
Variable
Avg: 4.15 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 1 month
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to gold-digger trailhead (-45.045050, 168.589880)
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      Gold Digger Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 5:17pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      Tree cleared good to go
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 12:18pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      Tree down in lower section. Take care
      Feb 9, 2020 @ 9:49pm
      Feb 9, 2020
      Just had some loving by the trail crew so riding well
      Jan 16, 2020 @ 3:16pm
      Jan 16, 2020
      Very dry and loose.
      May 3, 2019 @ 6:49pm
      May 3, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 69 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 428 rides
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      Photos

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      46 |
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 11:29pm
      Jun 15, 2019
      38 |
      Apr 11, 2019 @ 3:24am
      Apr 11, 2019
      80 |
      Feb 2, 2018 @ 7:13pm
      Feb 2, 2018

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Moke Lake/Lake Dispute Loop
      15 miles

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