2 miles
Distance
217 ft
Climb
-956 ft
Descent
00:06:11
Avg time

Lord of the Possums Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Machine Groomed
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #18252 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking

If someone asked you to dream up your perfect blue flow trail Lord of the Possums would have to come close. This master class trail has rightly been compared to a luge track only this track can be ridden at all speeds and enjoyed by so many more riders.

Bike Park

More Stats for Lord of the Possums bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -739 ft
  • Altitude min
    696 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,435 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    696 ft
  • Grade
    -8.409%
  • Grade max
    -38.145%
  • Grade min
    29.98%
  • Distance climb
    2,237 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    974 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:11
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Status:
on Jan 13, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3.55 (16 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.

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  • > 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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  • 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-of-the-possums trailhead (-43.608715, 172.633086)
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      Lord of the Possums Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 3:24pm
      Jan 13, 2019
      Rutted to buggery, needs general maintenance urgently
      Dec 21, 2018 @ 6:29pm
      Dec 21, 2018
      Nov 6, 2018 @ 8:47pm
      Nov 6, 2018
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 11:39pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      End section gets pretty rough
      Sep 29, 2018 @ 7:28pm
      Sep 29, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 27 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 416 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,530 rides
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      Photos

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      23 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:10pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Lord of the Possums, Christchurch
      19 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:09pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Lord of the Possums, Christchurch
      17 |
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 3:09pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Lord of the Possums, Christchurch
      167 |
      Jun 3, 2018 @ 4:14am
      Jun 3, 2018
      Lord of the Possums, Christchurch

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Hard Tech Lap
      2 miles
      CAP Summertime Enduro #1 race
      13 miles

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