8 miles
Distance
3,911 ft
Climb
-3,154 ft
Descent
02:42:26
Avg time

Mt Oxford Track Details

  • Riding Area
    Rangiora
    Rangiora
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #25350 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Generally thought of as a tramping track, this is also a favourite for mountain bikers who are after some hike a bike with steep and technical riding. Attempt only during fine weather and after a long dry spell. The tops are above the bush line and are prone to poor visibility.

Mt Oxford Track takes you from Coopers Creek car park to the summit of Mt Oxford.

From the car park, cross Coopers Creek and follow the marked track to the bridge over the east branch of Coopers Creek. Climb gradually through scattered pockets of beech forest, and then more steeply through snow tussock. From the summit of Mt Oxford (1364 m) there are good views of the Canterbury Plains and into Lees Valley.

From the summit follow the north-west ridge down to the topo point 1130. Continue to follow the main ridge south-west through the forest down to the Wharfedale Track.

Access Info

From Oxford take Woodside Rd through Coopers Creek and take the right hand turn onto Mountain Rd. Park up at the end of the road at Coopers Creek car park.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mt Oxford Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    756 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,147 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,470 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,150 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,906 ft
  • Grade
    1.814%
  • Grade max
    -67.581%
  • Grade min
    61.62%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    02:42:26
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Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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