3,541 ft
Distance
191 ft
Climb
-382 ft
Descent
00:06:04
Avg time

T3 Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • 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
  • 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
    -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
    00:06:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:15
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Status:
on Apr 28, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 2.3 (7 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 t3 trailhead (-41.287945, 174.708098)
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T3 Trail Reports

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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.
Mar 16, 2018 @ 7:06pm
Mar 16, 2018
Feb 17, 2018 @ 8:42pm
Feb 17, 2018
Nov 28, 2017 @ 1:44pm
Nov 28, 2017
Very narrow track with loose rocks and no traction, would not recommend riding unless you want to die.
Nov 27, 2017 @ 10:19pm
Nov 27, 2017
Extremely dry, rutty and there is minor erosion would not recommend at the moment.
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Routes with this trail

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Some tasty tech runs - with a nasty climb
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