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Hit the slopes and experience one of the best downhill trails in New Zealand for four hours. Rush down both Rude Rock and Hot Rod trails that descend Coronet Peak to the valley floor, tackling a few natural kickers along the way. You'll be shuttled back to the top as many times as you like.
Prepare for an exhilarating adventure on two wheels at the legendary Rude Rock, renowned as being one of the best downhill biking tracks in the country. You'll be picked up from your Queenstown accommodation and taken to the top of Coronet Peak, where you'll enjoy a 10 minute ride to the summit of Rude Rock. Take a deep breath before hitting the 3km single track that descends Coronet Peak's slopes, featuring a number of natural kickers and steep rock garden sections to keep things interesting. You'll then hit Hot Rod, the trail's hotly awaited extension which takes you all the way to the valley floor. Featuring a beautiful flowing single track over freshly built berms and easy table tops and drops, you'll be engrossed the whole way. It will take you approximately 20-30 minutes to get down to the main road and once at the bottom, you'll be shuttled back to the top to do it all over again.
Minimum of 4 for a trip to run. Subject to availability. Not recommended for anyone who's a first-timer's or hasn't had prior experience at riding intermediate trails.
Maximum of 11 participants.
Riders get priority, however spectators can pay $20 to watch. This will not be confirmed until the morning of the ride.
Trips will not proceed if it has rained too much. Rain ruins the trail for other riders and requires more maintenance.
Helmets are required, full face or half face. It is recommended to wear gloves, knee and elbow pads and even chest plates and thigh pads if you have them. Wear comfortable shoes and non-baggy clothing.
Teenagers should be accompanied by an adult. You're responsible for your own safety and you should ride within your skill level. We will ask you to sign a waiver to acknowledge this sport is very dangerous and you will be doing it at your own risk. We will take no responsibility for any injury or death. We are just here to shuttle you to the start and give you some pointers.
This experience takes place in Coronet Peak, a 20 minute shuttle to the top from Queenstown.