6 miles
Distance
3,556 ft
Climb
-688 ft
Descent
03:35:21
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    Lord Brassey Gutbuster
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #47124 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep and technical mostly benched single track, passing the not-to-be-missed, historic, Lord Brassey Stamper Battery. The track is also a link between the Waitahu Valley and Kirwans Track.

Access Info

Head in via the Waitahu Valley or drop down from Kirwins Track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lord Brassey Stamper Battery Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    2,868 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,094 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,971 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,103 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,971 ft
  • Grade
    9.448%
  • Grade max
    -48.461%
  • Grade min
    72.163%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,262 ft
  • Avg time
    03:35:21
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Status:
on Jan 5, 2019
Variable
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to lord-brassey-stamper-battery-track trailhead (-42.149370, 171.997980)
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      Lord Brassey... Trail Reports

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      Jan 5, 2019 @ 8:11pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      In regard to the previous report, there appear to have been (some) efforts made to deal with the fallen trees, however, this is still a...
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:29pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      Lots of large trees down over track. Maybe as many as 30.. time for DoC to have a look. Very challenging to manoeuvre my body over trees let alone...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 34 miles avg distance
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      • 6 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 4, 2018 @ 8:21pm
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      Lord Brassey Stamper Battery Track
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      Jan 4, 2018 @ 8:20pm
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      Lord Brassey Stamper Battery Track
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      Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:40pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      Lord Brassey Stamper Battery Track
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      Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:38pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      Lord Brassey Stamper Battery Track

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag gmoz99 (Jan 3, 2018 at 23:31)
       My ride log describes the state of this track.. as many as 30 large trees down over track. Action needed.
      I’m not recommending this track for anyone riding. Bike hiking but allow a big day out
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Yetilambert (Jan 23, 2018 at 20:04)
       Like previous comment, i do not recommend riding this up. Most of section is hike-a-bike, and many obstacles makes it challenging with a bike
      [Reply]

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