5,041 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-403 ft
Descent
00:10:43
Avg time

Huntsbury DH Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Port Hills West
    Christchurch
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #22857 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Access Info

Start heading along a seldom used farm track. This is to the left of the Huntsbury Track, near the beginning of the Bowenvale DH Track. Continue along until you come to a fence corner. The single track starts on the other side of the fence. There is a fence sty at the end of the track to get back onto the bottom of the Huntsbury Track

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More Stats for Huntsbury DH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -394 ft
  • Altitude min
    791 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,188 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,188 ft
  • Altitude end
    794 ft
  • Grade
    -7.81%
  • Grade max
    -21.98%
  • Grade min
    6.404%
  • Distance climb
    505 ft
  • Distance down
    4,501 ft
  • Distance flat
    35 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:15:48
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Status:
on Dec 7, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 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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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Huntsbury DH Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 7, 2019 @ 8:56am
      Dec 7, 2019
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      Nov 4, 2019
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 8:02pm
      Nov 4, 2019
      Pretty grassy and still some ruts from winter. Needs more people on it to clear the grass
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 2:34am
      Aug 17, 2019
      Very muddy, other tracks such as Sesame Street were bone dry at the same time. This was saturated.... wait till Spring before riding this.
      May 18, 2019 @ 4:24pm
      May 18, 2019
      farm gate closed and locked half way down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 13 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 141 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 154 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 25, 2020 @ 2:03am
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      Aug 25, 2020 @ 2:03am
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      Aug 25, 2020 @ 2:03am
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      37 |
      Aug 25, 2020 @ 2:03am
      Aug 25, 2020

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Huntsbury-Jumps (Dec 7, 2019 at 12:52)
       Now weed whacked top to bottom, fast & dry
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag AndyNZNZ (Dec 11, 2019 at 13:27)
       Thank you Mr Goldsbury for your weed whacker action on this track, it's running mint now!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Dobswan (Dec 28, 2019 at 16:49)
       Running decent, its pretty dry (chch summer go figure haha) if you don't count all of the sheeps poo on the track haha fun wee trail
      [Reply]

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