3 miles
Distance
512 ft
Climb
-989 ft
Descent
00:31:10
Avg time

Swampy Summit Details

  • Riding area
    Whare Flat
    Dunedin
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

Often very rutted, and greasy. This is a great track, with some short, very technical climbs. Be prepared to walk short sections. Descents should be taken with some care, as they can get very badly eroded ruts in places.

Definitely NOT wet-weather friendly

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Swampy Summit mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -477 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,660 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,138 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,138 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,660 ft
  • Grade
    -2.815%
  • Grade max
    -30.96%
  • Grade min
    21.56%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:31:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:27:52
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Status:
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to swampy-summit trailhead (-45.805530, 170.483030)
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2 Reviews & Comments

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flag saffaclint (Oct 14, 2017 at 12:25)
 Absolutely beautiful views over the city, the Taieri Plains and all the way down the coast!!! Incredibly steep in places with some long hard climbs.
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flag saffaclint (Nov 27, 2017 at 18:51)
 Awesome views but holy shit it’s steep in places. Unless you’re superhuman fit, best be ready to do a fair bit of pushing!! ????
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