4,855 ft
Distance
351 ft
Climb
-75 ft
Descent
00:10:09
Avg time

Mt Vernon Details

  • Riding Area
    Port Hills West
    Christchurch
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Jan-December
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #20587 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Christchurch Council

Short and sharp traverse track with some steep climbing switch backs and small rocky outcrops.

Access Info

Accessed from top of Rapaki Track or via the Summit Road

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mt Vernon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    276 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,095 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,417 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,095 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,371 ft
  • Grade
    5.69%
  • Grade max
    -21.54%
  • Grade min
    27.641%
  • Distance climb
    3,203 ft
  • Distance down
    930 ft
  • Distance flat
    721 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:01
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Status:
on Dec 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.6 (5 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

LEGEND
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 mt-vernon trailhead (-43.594710, 172.673690)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 560 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3,984 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 18, 2014 @ 10:29pm
      Jul 18, 2014
      | 1 comments Mt Vernon, North Bend
      142 |
      Oct 10, 2011 @ 4:27pm
      Oct 10, 2011
      Mt Vernon, Christchurch
      430 |
      Oct 10, 2011 @ 4:15pm
      Oct 10, 2011
      | 3 comments Mt Vernon, Christchurch
      116 |
      Oct 10, 2011 @ 4:14pm
      Oct 10, 2011
      Mt Vernon, Christchurch

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