2,784 ft
Distance
282 ft
Climb
-183 ft
Descent
00:15:18
Avg time

Nats Track Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #20910 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2000

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.

More Stats for Nats Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    98 ft
  • Altitude min
    438 ft
  • Altitude max
    657 ft
  • Altitude start
    438 ft
  • Altitude end
    536 ft
  • Grade
    3.524%
  • Grade max
    -42.397%
  • Grade min
    40.401%
  • Distance climb
    1,455 ft
  • Distance down
    1,222 ft
  • Distance flat
    106 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:57
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Status:
on Jun 22, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to nats-track trailhead (-45.829890, 170.554040)
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      Nats Track Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 22, 2019 @ 9:37pm
      Jun 22, 2019
      Removed 2 downed trees on 22 June
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 4:01pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      Tree down below sport/expert split on down line. Taped off above with some loose caution tape we found.
      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 19 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 357 rides
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      Photos

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      9 |
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 4:02pm
      Apr 6, 2019
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      Apr 6, 2019 @ 4:01pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      51 |
      May 19, 2018 @ 6:20pm
      May 19, 2018

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      2016 Proposed MTBNZ Cup XC Course race
      5 miles
      MTBNZ Rnd 4 Dunedin XC Course - Elite
      4 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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