This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
692 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-45 ft
Descent
00:01:31
Avg time

Sting Details

  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    The Wasp (Advanced)
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular in reverse
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking

Undulating off camber trail with plenty of tree roots, slippery in the wet

Access Info

Turn downhill at the "Advanced" sign on "The Wasp" trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sting bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -14 ft
  • Altitude min
    101 ft
  • Altitude max
    136 ft
  • Altitude start
    136 ft
  • Altitude end
    122 ft
  • Grade
    -2.045%
  • Grade max
    -24.397%
  • Grade min
    17.361%
  • Distance climb
    282 ft
  • Distance down
    305 ft
  • Distance flat
    105 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:18
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Status:
on Feb 24, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to sting trailhead (-36.734640, 174.700153)
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Sting Trail Reports

datedescription
Feb 24, 2017 @ 6:01pm
Feb 24, 2017
Massey University advise all trails closed until further notice. No reason given...http://rat.org.nz/blog/
Oct 30, 2016 @ 2:01am
Oct 30, 2016
reporter
Jan 30, 2016 @ 12:49am
Jan 30, 2016
reporter
Oct 24, 2015 @ 11:49pm
Oct 24, 2015
Still wet and boggy in places, heavy going over off camber roots where wet.
Oct 17, 2015 @ 9:29pm
Oct 17, 2015
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