3,541 ft
Distance
191 ft
Climb
-382 ft
Descent
00:06:06
Avg time

T3 Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny, Teeter Totter
  • Global Ranking
    #44312 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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 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
    -5.389%
  • Grade max
    -41.928%
  • Grade min
    39.333%
  • Distance climb
    1,392 ft
  • Distance down
    1,862 ft
  • Distance flat
    286 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:06
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:15
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Status:
on Oct 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 2.25 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 t3 trailhead (-41.287945, 174.708098)
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      T3 Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 5:23pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 7:14pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      A few small puddles and boggy moments still drying up - mostly dry however
      Sep 7, 2018 @ 8:11pm
      Sep 7, 2018
      Aug 18, 2018 @ 4:38pm
      Aug 18, 2018
      Apr 28, 2018 @ 3:16pm
      Apr 28, 2018
      Very loose and almost unridable if going up. Downhill does not have many places suitable for heavy braking, and the corners are very slippery.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 86 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 609 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Some tasty tech runs - with a nasty climb
      6 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag KiwiStallion (Aug 25, 2018 at 18:59)
       Didn’t like this. To technical for me.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Gavthirtyseven (Sep 7, 2018 at 19:19)
       Great fun! Worth riding just for the giant trail monster that lies on the track for you to ride along! Super technical but nothing scary.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag sminchnz (Jan 4, 2019 at 17:11)
       Fun but waaaaay too technical for me right now. There was blood.
      [Reply]

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