1.4 miles
Distance
98 ft
Climb
-750 ft
Descent
00:10:10
Avg time

Loess Rider Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #797 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1734 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking

A fun fast windy trail in the Christchurch Adventure Parks forest section.
Watch out for the paving stones on the trail two burms after you pass the Shredzilla rock garden. (It Is On The Left)

Access Info

Ride down the access road or Captain Cook Trail (Black Diamond) from the pioneer hub below dyers pass road.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Loess Rider mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -650 ft
  • Altitude min
    56 ft
  • Altitude max
    709 ft
  • Altitude start
    709 ft
  • Altitude end
    59 ft
  • Grade
    -8.9%
  • Grade max
    -52.1%
  • Grade min
    26.7%
  • Distance climb
    925 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    535 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:00
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (44 votes)
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      Loess Rider Trail Reports

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      Jul 2, 2022 @ 7:08pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      Jul 2, 2022 @ 2:37pm
      Jul 2, 2022
      Rutted in the first half, second half running smooth
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 3:13pm
      Jun 24, 2022
      Fun and fast. Mint riding.
      Jun 17, 2022 @ 9:58am
      Jun 17, 2022
      Jun 4, 2022 @ 3:04pm
      Jun 4, 2022
      Ruts cleared, wee but wet in places and pine needles in some spots causing slippage but honestly flying, the work done through here has made this...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 30 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 699 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,016 rides
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      Dec 14, 2021 @ 5:34pm
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      Dec 14, 2021 @ 5:34pm
      Dec 14, 2021
      73 |
      Apr 4, 2018 @ 7:26pm
      Apr 4, 2018
      59 |
      Apr 4, 2018 @ 7:26pm
      Apr 4, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      Phoenix Enduro 2021 race23 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Hummingbird17 (Jan 12, 2020 at 22:01)
       Perfect flow and a good one to take someone new to riding down. It's in good condition not to rough and fun..lots of fun.

      5 stars
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      Liz777 (Jun 23, 2018 at 0:15)
       Really awesome flowy trail, one of the favs at CAP
      [Reply]





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