3,531 ft
192 ft
-383 ft
Avg time

T3 Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

The T3 track (Technical Torture Trail) links the top of Vertigo and the top of Trickle Falls. The track is two-way and is designed to be grade 4 technical downhill and a grade 5 technical uphill. The track contains a number of man-made and natural obstacles, including a new rock garden.The track has been designed and built to enable riders to hone their skills and attack with the attitude of "I'll clear it this time".

Built by Murray Drake, Jonathan Kennett and Makara Peak volunteers 2007-2009 .

Access Info

You will find the top next to the top of Northface and the bottom at the top of Vertigo

Local Trail Association
More Stats for T3 mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -191 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,041 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,248 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,247 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,056 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,383 ft
  • Distance down
    1,862 ft
  • Distance flat
    286 ft
  • Avg time
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on Dec 28, 2016
Avg: 2 (3 votes)

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Routes with this trail

Some tasty tech runs - with a nasty climb
6.4 miles

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