1,948 ft
Distance
118 ft
Climb
-247 ft
Descent
00:02:28
Avg time

Slytherin (Down) Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    All Year
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

Slytherin (Grade 2+ - Beginner-Intermediate)

This trail continues left down Wakari Creek from the Redwood Loop to the bottom trail hub which is near the dip in Wakari Road. Most of the trail is Grade 2 level, but some of the corners get more challenging towards the bottom of the track. From the bottom hub, cross the bridge over Wakari Creek and climb up Syltherin back to the carpark. Remember to duck as you go under a large fallen tree and if you have good balance, there is a log ride near the bottom of the trail.

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More Stats for Slytherin (Down) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -129 ft
  • Altitude min
    456 ft
  • Altitude max
    585 ft
  • Altitude start
    585 ft
  • Altitude end
    456 ft
  • Grade
    -6.634%
  • Grade max
    -36.949%
  • Grade min
    36.772%
  • Distance climb
    657 ft
  • Distance down
    1,160 ft
  • Distance flat
    112 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:28
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:09
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2017
Wet
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Slytherin (Down) Trail Reports

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Sep 7, 2017 @ 4:43am
Sep 7, 2017
A couple of fallen trees across trail blocking access, just before the tree to duck (as in photo). One fairly big.
Jul 22, 2017 @ 7:03pm
Jul 22, 2017
reporter Slip under lot. Unstable
Jun 10, 2017 @ 12:49pm
Jun 10, 2017
reporter
Jun 5, 2017 @ 9:26pm
Jun 5, 2017
Mar 25, 2017 @ 9:41pm
Mar 25, 2017
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Jul 22, 2017 @ 7:03pm
Jul 22, 2017
Slytherin (Down), Dunedin

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Dunedin Enduro Series 2017 Pineapple race
10 miles
2016 Dunners Summer Series #1
4 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag chickenrunz (Feb 26, 2016 at 2:52)
 Mainly narrow single track descent with switchbacks towards the end, taking you to the start of Weir 2 climb or an easy gradient climb back to the carpark.
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