1.4 miles
Distance
8 ft
Climb
-823 ft
Descent
00:12:03
Avg time

Luge Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Craigieburn Forest Park
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #2487 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7778 in E-Biking
    • #43674 in Trail Running
    • #42332 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in E-Biking
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Department of Conservation

A very fast rooty track through the native bush.

Access Info

Track starts at the top of Lyndon Saddle, hike/ride up the track, hike up Mistletoe track (the easiest option) or ride the track after riding Edge Track

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Luge mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -815 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,920 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,735 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,735 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,920 ft
  • Grade
    -11.1%
  • Grade max
    -88%
  • Grade min
    6.7%
  • Distance climb
    223 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    52 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:43:49
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Status:
on May 23, 2022
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.9 (33 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      • 149 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 2
      kaleona (Oct 31, 2017 at 4:00)
       Best track in the whole area probably! Amazing fun and runs well whatever the weather.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      tmullzz (Oct 27, 2018 at 22:43)
       Great fun through the bush over roots and rocks. Super flowly and a beautiful setting. Definitely worth riding if you're in the area.
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      • + 1
      donalduck (Jan 4, 2021 at 20:50)
       Great track, but it’s G4, not G3 as currently on Trailforks. So don’t be fooled if you’re expecting a bike park G3.
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      • + 1
      2d-cutout (Apr 24, 2021 at 4:45)
       As above, probably the most fun trail in the area.

      Rode it when slightly damp and had an absolute hoot down it jumping holes/roots/anything in sight, smashing corners and enjoying going fast without high consequence features. Thoroughly recommended for those who can ride harder Grade 3's through to Expert riders looking to shred.
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      Videos

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      youtuber Wide Open - The Luge - Craigieburn, New Zealand
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      6:31 | 368 | Sep 20, 2018 , Craigieburn Forest Park
      Lude Track (April 2022) - Cragieburn Forest...
      8:25 | 25 | Apr 25, 2022 , Craigieburn Forest Park
      Craigieburn - The Luge, Lyndon Saddle Track (RAW)
      7:15 | 182 | Nov 9, 2020 , Craigieburn Forest Park
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