4 miles
Distance
843 ft
Climb
-806 ft
Descent
00:56:31
Avg time

Hogs Back Details

  • Riding Area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Castle Hill
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Oct-Apr
  • Global Ranking
    #3199
  • Year Opened
    2010

A flowing single track with a mars-scape scenery up the top of Hogs Back. Check whether it's open on the Craigieburn Trails website here.

Access Info

Parking by the entrance of the Track at both ends, one in Castle Hill village and the other at Texas Flat on the Cheeseman Ski Field road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hogs Back bike trail
  • Altitude change
    36 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,859 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,458 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,987 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,023 ft
  • Grade
    0.196%
  • Grade max
    -40.253%
  • Grade min
    31.08%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,454 ft
  • Avg time
    00:56:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:27
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Status:
on Oct 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.6 (12 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to hogs-back trailhead (-43.178590, 171.688310)
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Hogs Back Trail Reports

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Oct 3, 2018 @ 5:24pm
Oct 3, 2018
reporter Hogs Back Track is open for Summer 18/19. However, please note there is currently a sinkhole deep enough to lose a small child in on the uphill...
May 13, 2018 @ 8:24pm
May 13, 2018
reporter Closed for Winter 2018
Mar 30, 2018 @ 12:07pm
Mar 30, 2018
reporter Tree down across track on last fast run down through Thomas Bush coming into Castle Hill Village.
Nov 17, 2017 @ 3:01pm
Nov 17, 2017
Apr 10, 2017 @ 2:13am
Apr 10, 2017
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Photos

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13 |
Jul 7, 2018 @ 12:05pm
Jul 7, 2018
Hogs Back, My City
54 |
Mar 9, 2018 @ 12:49am
Mar 9, 2018
Hogs Back, Castle Hill
74 |
Feb 25, 2018 @ 12:45am
Feb 25, 2018
Hogs Back, Castlerock
70 |
Feb 25, 2018 @ 12:44am
Feb 25, 2018
Hogs Back, Castlerock

Routes with this trail

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The Craigieburn Trail
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Hogs Back (from Texas Flat)
5 miles

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Cam Cole - another side episode 2
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