1 miles
Distance
409 ft
Climb
-1,132 ft
Descent
00:11:01
Avg time

The Odyssey Details

  • Riding area
    Canaan Downs
    Takaka
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017

Starts off as regular narrow pineforest singletrack with switchbacks. After that it's into regenerating native, largely manuka, getting more narrow with some steep rocky switchbacks which were probably the most difficult part. There is significant exposure to falling at this point. Where the track comes out into the open, between the switchbacks, it was very overgrown unfortunately, and hard to follow the track/rut. With a trim it would be amazing. The third section is when it comes in towards the river, to join into The Klicks. Not the hardest grade 5 trail around but still quite challenging and fun.

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More Stats for The Odyssey mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -723 ft
  • Altitude min
    607 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,375 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,332 ft
  • Altitude end
    610 ft
  • Grade
    -11.901%
  • Grade max
    -78.728%
  • Grade min
    62.774%
  • Distance climb
    2,078 ft
  • Distance down
    3,712 ft
  • Distance flat
    284 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:01
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1 Review & Comments

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flag Leo-NZ (Oct 11, 2017 at 1:20)
 I'd consider this grade 4
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