1 miles
Distance
971 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:26:45
Avg time

Lyndon Saddle Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Craigieburn Trails
    Craigieburn Forest Park
  • AKA
    Anti-Luge
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Advanced (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    Summer Months
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18323 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Access Info

This track starts approximately 3km up the Craigieburn Valley Ski Field road. Turn left at the next junction and follow the easier sidling track up to Lyndon Saddle. From the saddle, a good choice is to follow the Luge down to the Broken River Ski Area road.

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More Stats for Lyndon Saddle bike trail
  • Altitude change
    794 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,922 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,718 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,922 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,716 ft
  • Grade
    13.909%
  • Grade max
    -40.79%
  • Grade min
    97.619%
  • Distance climb
    4,533 ft
  • Distance down
    1,104 ft
  • Distance flat
    72 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:22
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Status:
on Mar 24, 2020
Avg: 4 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
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      Lyndon Saddle Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 24, 2020 @ 3:39pm
      Mar 24, 2020
      reporter Closed due to govt response to Covid-19
      Nov 29, 2019 @ 11:23am
      Nov 29, 2019
      reporter Still damp in places; if it's been raining, don't ride, these aren't all-weather trails
      Feb 5, 2019 @ 12:56pm
      Feb 5, 2019
      Wet roots can make for a slippy uphill ride. Give it another day and it’ll be sweet.
      Jan 26, 2019 @ 12:14pm
      Jan 26, 2019
      Jan 8, 2019 @ 9:38pm
      Jan 8, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 114 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 311 rides
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      Photos

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      21 |
      Jan 18, 2018 @ 4:23pm
      Jan 18, 2018
      14 |
      Jan 18, 2018 @ 4:20pm
      Jan 18, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      Skifield to Village
      13 miles
      Luge Loop
      5 miles
      DH in Winter
      9 miles
      The Craigieburn Trail
      15 miles

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      youtuber Lyndon Saddle Flow Trail, Cragieburn, New Zealand
      238 | Mar 10, 2017 , Craigieburn Forest Park
      Apollo Trail D 30 Craigieburn
      0:41 | 44 | Mar 5, 2019 , Craigieburn Forest Park
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