3,207 ft
Distance
-486 ft
Descent
00:08:23
Avg time

Taxman Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #103724 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 25 in E-Biking
    • 25 in Trail Running
    • 25 in Hiking

Taxman is a track which you need to keep your eyes wide open on, it is harsh-just like ya taxes While it is a former 4wd drill track, you will need to pick your line carefully due to the drops and rocks all the way down. It has great views of the Tasman sea and Westport. Suitable for all weather conditions. Once you make it down, there is a gentle option of riding the main road all the way back up to the Quarry carpark, or you can cut back up Pig Route, though this can be a steep rocky climb back to the top.

Access Info

Ride Pig Route from the top of the hill by the Quarry car park, Taxman is signposted on the left.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Taxman mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -486 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,555 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,041 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,041 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,555 ft
  • Grade
    -15.141%
  • Grade max
    -18.834%
  • Grade min
    -2.076%
  • Distance down
    3,207 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:23
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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