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Black Runs

Black Runs - (Black) 21 km/13 miles

There are a series of black runs (6km) which are accessible only from the Intermediate Route. Together, the red and black routes comprise of 21km of trail. The black runs are predominantly steeper downhill stretches and they have much more challenging technical features.

These sections of trail are designed for mountain bikers who are used to physically demanding routes. They require the use of a good quality, well-serviced mountain bike. They contain long sections of steep, largely stable but unsurfaced trail of 0.6m or greater and include unavoidable obstacles with large steps, gaps and drop-offs. Some timber structures have exposed edges and a trail width of only 1 metre, and there are sections of steep, technically challenging climbs.

For experienced bikers only.

Click on the picture below to download the trails and walks .pdf

Click here to download the Mountain bike and Walks pdf |

Watch our Black run helmet cams!



Personal Safety

  • Ride within your ability
  • Ensure your bike is safe to ride and be prepared for all emergencies
  • Always carry some sort of identification
  • Always tell someone where you are going and when you will be back
  • Reflective materials on your clothes or bike can save your life
  • ALWAYS wear a helmet
  • Particular care should be taken on unstable or wet surfaces

Follow the Forest Cycle Code