2 miles
Distance
151 ft
Climb
-1,459 ft
Descent
00:16:44
Avg time

Skippers Pack Track Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Skippers
    Queenstown
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Spring to Autumn
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18316 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    30 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    DoC

Historic pack track created and used by gold miners in the 1860s. This is a multi use track to look out for walkers runners and all other trail users.

Access Info

Can park at the Skippers Saddle to access it directly or join it to Rude Rock for a longer dowhill run

More Stats for Skippers Pack Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,308 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,761 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,077 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,076 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,768 ft
  • Grade
    -11.301%
  • Grade max
    -39.577%
  • Grade min
    33.967%
  • Distance climb
    1,593 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    561 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:44
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (6 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
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
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      Skippers Pack Track Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 1:05am
      Jan 3, 2019
      Some ruts after spring rain, especially lower down
      Mar 3, 2018 @ 12:10pm
      Mar 3, 2018
      Jan 15, 2017 @ 12:46pm
      Jan 15, 2017
      Dec 2, 2016 @ 1:39am
      Dec 2, 2016
      Couple of wet spots near the stream
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
      •  
      All
      • 167 rides
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      Photos

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      48 |
      Dec 25, 2017 @ 11:32am
      Dec 25, 2017
      172 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:55pm
      May 10, 2016
      166 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:50pm
      May 10, 2016
      171 |
      May 10, 2016 @ 6:46pm
      May 10, 2016

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Big Coronet Loop
      12 miles
      Rude Pack Downhill
      4 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag timotei99 (Feb 20, 2019 at 23:25)
       To get the best of this trail do it from Rude Rock and Pack track and Sack. There's also a climb trail from the finish of Rude Rock to join Pack track and Sack.
      The start of the original trail is unmaintained and eroded but the rest is awesome.
      [Reply]

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