This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
4,463 ft
Distance
46 ft
Climb
-419 ft
Descent
00:36:34
Avg time

Two Dead Cows Details

  • Riding Area
    Maraetai Forest
    Auckland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Dry
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2011

Built by Callum Wilson, a dry weather only track. Fast flowing single track with small bumps and jumps. Various line options to look out for.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Two Dead Cows bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -372 ft
  • Altitude min
    174 ft
  • Altitude max
    547 ft
  • Altitude start
    547 ft
  • Altitude end
    175 ft
  • Grade
    -8.347%
  • Grade max
    -43.305%
  • Grade min
    12.411%
  • Distance climb
    771 ft
  • Distance down
    3,442 ft
  • Distance flat
    195 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:10
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2017
Avg: 3.5 (2 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
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      Two Dead Cows Trail Reports

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      Nov 11, 2017 @ 2:19pm
      Nov 11, 2017
      Entrance from forestry road close
      Nov 11, 2017 @ 2:19pm
      Nov 11, 2017
      Entrance from forestry road close
      Apr 26, 2017 @ 2:29am
      Apr 26, 2017
      Trees down. Track closed until further notice.
      Dec 27, 2016 @ 10:06am
      Dec 27, 2016
      all good to ride
      Aug 28, 2016 @ 2:37pm
      Aug 28, 2016
      Two large pines have fallen towards the end of the trail blocking approx 20m. A challenging hike a bike to get out at the moment. The rest is...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Apr 8, 2012 @ 11:54pm
      Apr 8, 2012
      Two Dead Cows, Auckland
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      Apr 8, 2012 @ 11:54pm
      Apr 8, 2012
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      Apr 8, 2012 @ 11:53pm
      Apr 8, 2012
      Two Dead Cows, Auckland
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      Apr 8, 2012 @ 11:53pm
      Apr 8, 2012
      Two Dead Cows, Auckland

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag mtm (Feb 26, 2018 at 12:02)
       Track is closed due to slips and fallen trees along track.
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