4,358 ft
Distance
555 ft
Climb
-229 ft
Descent
00:10:16
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Silversky Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Western Hills
    Wellington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #74215 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5706 in Trail Running
    • #50226 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

Narrow 1.4km track linking Crofton Downs up to Skyline.

Access Info

From the western end of Silverstream Road, Crofton Downs, follow the concrete driveway up to the top.

More Stats for Silversky mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    326 ft
  • Altitude min
    394 ft
  • Altitude max
    725 ft
  • Altitude start
    396 ft
  • Altitude end
    722 ft
  • Grade
    7.484%
  • Grade max
    -53.795%
  • Grade min
    54.225%
  • Distance climb
    2,872 ft
  • Distance down
    1,324 ft
  • Distance flat
    162 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:55
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Status:
on Apr 2, 2023
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3.5 (6 votes)
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      Silversky Trail Reports

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      Apr 2, 2023 @ 12:22pm
      Apr 2, 2023
      Still muddy
      Mar 18, 2023 @ 10:50pm
      Mar 18, 2023
      Similar to last report, there are long sections of the track that take significant time to dry out properly. This causes a muddy rut down the...
      Sep 28, 2022 @ 7:28am
      Sep 28, 2022
      Despite recent dry weather the track is still very soft and muddy
      Dec 17, 2021 @ 2:32pm
      Dec 17, 2021
      Track has been trimmed back, nice riding. More popular with walkers of late. Maybe dial the speed back a bit
      Jul 25, 2021 @ 1:13am
      Jul 25, 2021
      Track is falling away at the very lowest point (just after the start at the bottom). Is now very narrow and can only just get past with ~800mm...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 64 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 789 rides
      • Last: Jul 13, 2024

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