2,743 ft
Distance
314 ft
Climb
-500 ft
Descent
00:02:38
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Grade 3 Descent Trail

Grade 3 Descent Details

  • Riding area
    Te Mata Peak
    Havelock North
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2016
  • Land Manager
    Te Mata Peak Trust Board

This fun intermediate level descent begins at the Tanks carpark on Te Mata Peak Road and descends down the valley with fun swoopy berms and jumps. It then joins the BMC track

Access Info

Tanks carpark on Te Mata Peak Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Grade 3 Descent mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -186 ft
  • Altitude min
    827 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,016 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,014 ft
  • Altitude end
    828 ft
  • Grade
    -6.785%
  • Grade max
    -42.816%
  • Grade min
    22.357%
  • Distance climb
    707 ft
  • Distance down
    1,278 ft
  • Distance flat
    757 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:38
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Status:
on Jul 31, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 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 grade-3-descent trailhead (-39.696606, 176.908554)
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Grade 3 Descent Trail Reports

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Jul 31, 2018 @ 6:33pm
Jul 31, 2018
Very dry, but needs some maintenance. Lots of braking bumps in places.
Apr 1, 2018 @ 1:43am
Apr 1, 2018
Berms in middle section starting to get pretty seriously rutted, as well as a couple of parts by the fence line. Could use some maintenance over...
Feb 4, 2018 @ 12:20pm
Feb 4, 2018
Apr 19, 2017 @ 3:56am
Apr 19, 2017
Jan 14, 2017 @ 11:03am
Jan 14, 2017
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Aug 20, 2017 @ 1:10am
Aug 20, 2017
Grade 3 Descent, Auckland
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Aug 20, 2017 @ 1:09am
Aug 20, 2017
Grade 3 Descent, Auckland
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Jan 2, 2017 @ 4:53pm
Jan 2, 2017
Grade 3 Descent, Havelock

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Sketchym8 (Feb 4, 2018 at 22:22)
 Great fun, flowy, small machine built jumps
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Hardtail Hucking Te Mata peak (2018 Edit)
4:53 | 9 | Jul 30, 2018 , Havelock North
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