This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
3,477 ft
Distance
60 ft
Climb
-339 ft
Descent
00:04:00
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sweet As Trail

Sweet As Details

  • Riding Area
    Maraetai Forest
    Auckland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015

Starts with a flatish windy loop, then heads down the hill through a series of nicely bermed corners, before dumping you on the forest road below

Access Info

At the top of the first hill on your way to Screamers, take a left to the hill on your right.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sweet As bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -279 ft
  • Altitude min
    180 ft
  • Altitude max
    466 ft
  • Altitude start
    459 ft
  • Altitude end
    180 ft
  • Grade
    -8.03%
  • Grade max
    -46.598%
  • Grade min
    23.456%
  • Distance climb
    861 ft
  • Distance down
    1,757 ft
  • Distance flat
    858 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:08
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Status:
on Dec 6, 2017
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (1 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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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Sweet As Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Dec 6, 2017 @ 9:03pm
      Dec 6, 2017
      Very hard pack and dry. Loose marbles in some corners. Trail side vegetation starting to creep onto the trail in some areas.
      Oct 14, 2017 @ 5:55pm
      Oct 14, 2017
      Jan 25, 2017 @ 10:41pm
      Jan 25, 2017
      Jan 9, 2017 @ 12:15am
      Jan 9, 2017
      Apr 30, 2016 @ 10:43pm
      Apr 30, 2016
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 288 rides
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      Photos

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      220 |
      May 3, 2016 @ 1:57am
      May 3, 2016
      Sweet As, Auckland
      629 |
      Jul 27, 2008 @ 1:28am
      Jul 27, 2008
      | 10 comments Sweet As, Auckland

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag ralley TRAILFORKS (Jul 5, 2016 at 12:41)
       Working bee Sunday 10 July 2016 at 9am. Come and help build a new cross country track between Sweet as and Screamers. There is a lot of digging and clearing be done so please please come and help!!!!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag mtm (Feb 26, 2018 at 11:58)
       Maraetai Forest is closed due to forestry operations.
      [Reply]

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