586 ft
27 ft
-27 ft
Avg time

Top Hat Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Global Ranking
    #69637 in Mountain Biking

TOP HAT trail entry is near the Park Lane trail exit. This trail climbs up a headland to a magnificent grove of Kauri trees at the top. [Hence the name] You have to push the bike up part of it and then past the trunks of the trees, but it is a great view. After the trees there is a fast descent which swings through the trees and at the bottom a sloping bridge across the stream. Trail gets a bit muddy near the bridge. Water diversions and steps have been added to help riders control their descent. It joins the Tank trail and takes you back to Park Lane.

Access Info

Starts near the Park Lane trail exit

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Top Hat bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    64 ft
  • Altitude max
    82 ft
  • Altitude start
    69 ft
  • Altitude end
    68 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    274 ft
  • Distance down
    300 ft
  • Distance flat
    12 ft
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to top-hat-32814 trailhead (-36.826810, 175.668210)
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Feb 22, 2014 @ 11:51pm
Feb 22, 2014
Top Hat, Blenheim

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