3,073 ft
Distance
214 ft
Climb
-34 ft
Descent
00:06:57
Avg time

Sheepshit Alley Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Port Hills East
    Christchurch
  • AKA
    Magpie's
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #40603 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Best ridden as an uphill trail to get to the start of Greenwood.

Access Info

Ride to the pines on the corner of Summit Road, climb the fence and the trail is to your right. It doesn't yet have a sign.

More Stats for Sheepshit Alley bike trail
  • Altitude change
    180 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,297 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,117 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,297 ft
  • Grade
    5.861%
  • Grade max
    -17.818%
  • Grade min
    20.411%
  • Distance climb
    2,156 ft
  • Distance down
    503 ft
  • Distance flat
    415 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:57
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Status:
on Feb 26, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • 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 Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • 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
  • 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
      Directions to sheepshit-alley trailhead (-43.583660, 172.739060)
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      Sheepshit Alley Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 26, 2019 @ 9:12pm
      Feb 26, 2019
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 10:21pm
      Oct 16, 2018
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 2:11pm
      Aug 4, 2018
      No puddles, just a wet surface. Give it a few days.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 30 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 12 rides
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