2,766 ft
279 ft
-184 ft
Avg time

Nats Track Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #20910 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened

The Nationals XC (Grade 3+ - Intermediate to Expert)

Just before crossing Lindsay Creek Bridge on the true left hand side-hand side, a track begins at the base of the forest, above a grassy clearing. There is an entrance to the Nats XC climb and an exit from the The Chute. Head up the technical steep climb to the top of the forest, then come down a technical descent with jumps, drops and tight corners. Its fun, but not for the feint hearted.
Just before a steep drop, the track branches, left into Dead Cow Gully or right down the Chute, a Grade 3+ drop down back to the start of the Nats XC and to join Mt Cargill track near Lindsay Creek bridge again.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nats Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    95 ft
  • Altitude min
    441 ft
  • Altitude max
    657 ft
  • Altitude start
    441 ft
  • Altitude end
    536 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,437 ft
  • Distance down
    1,222 ft
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Nov 13, 2017
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to nats-track trailhead (-45.829930, 170.554080)
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Nats Track Trail Reports

Nov 13, 2017 @ 11:49pm
Nov 13, 2017
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Not very big, you can step over it. Tree down below the gap jumps and before the track splits...
Sep 10, 2016 @ 2:10am
Sep 10, 2016
about the 4th jump down from the top, there is a tree laying on the loop part by the wooden drop.
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May 19, 2018 @ 6:20pm
May 19, 2018
Nats Track, Dunedin

Routes with this trail

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MTBNZ Rnd 4 Dunedin XC Course - Elite
4 miles
2016 Proposed MTBNZ Cup XC Course race
5 miles
Dunedin Enduro Series Round 2 2017 - Mount Cargill race
12 miles
Emersons 3 Peaks Day 1 2017 race
16 miles

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