3,034 ft
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-398 ft
Descent
00:06:14
Avg time

Little Surprises Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Whare Flat
    Dunedin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #48621 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2018
  • Land Manager
    City Forests

Starts from the big rock on the top of the hill off of three little pigs. Takes the natural fall line down the hill, across the road and down through some off camber native bush. Meets up with the uphill climbing trail and Evil Shenanigans.

Access Info

Head up Three Little pigs to the very top of the hill. Starts by a big rock.

More Stats for Little Surprises bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -390 ft
  • Altitude min
    692 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,082 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,082 ft
  • Altitude end
    692 ft
  • Grade
    -12.845%
  • Grade max
    -28.522%
  • Grade min
    6.099%
  • Distance climb
    177 ft
  • Distance down
    2,832 ft
  • Distance flat
    25 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:14
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Status:
on May 17, 2019
Wet
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • 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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to little-surprises trailhead (-45.849840, 170.436250)
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      Little Surprises Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 17, 2019 @ 11:05pm
      May 17, 2019
      Some trail work happening to repair damage
      May 9, 2019 @ 9:12pm
      May 9, 2019
      small tree across trail, near the rock at two ronnies intersection
      Nov 30, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 30, 2018
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 12:48pm
      Nov 25, 2018
      reporter
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 5:58pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      reporter Closed for maintenance.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 58 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 20 rides
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      Photos

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      39 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 12:48am
      Dec 3, 2018
      6 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 12:48am
      Dec 3, 2018
      6 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 12:48am
      Dec 3, 2018
      6 |
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 12:47am
      Dec 3, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      Emersons 3 Peaks 2018 Day 1 Whare Flat race
      7 miles

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