PLACES THAT ROCK

Australian Mountain Bike - - Places That Rock -

GET­TING THERE

CAP is lo­cated around 17kms from Christchurch In­ter­na­tional Air­port and takes 25mins to get there. There are plenty of vans to hire in Christchurch, taxis and shut­tles can also be ar­ranged.

TECH­NI­CAL NA­TURE

CAP is well suited to ALL lev­els of rider, from pumptracks and mel­low flow lines to HUGE slopestyle trails and wooded and rock strewn steeps.

YOU’LL NEED

Lift day passes are $80 and CAP has all the gear you need avail­able for hire. We would rec­om­mend you take sea­son ap­pro­pri­ate rid­ing gear, shoes and hel­met with you. If you are bring­ing your own bike it's im­por­tant to re­mem­ber this is a grav­ity fu­elled park and XC bikes are not go­ing to cut the mus­tard. A drop­per post equipped trail/en­duro bike or down­hill bike is re­quired here.

DIS­TANCES

From the top of the park, head right and aim for “Choir Boy” and its pos­si­ble to achieve up to 7kms of fun.

LO­CAL KNOWL­EDGE

The pine for­est just above the bike shop and café has some very fine trails for the in­ter­me­di­ate to ad­vanced rider. We highly rec­om­mend the long yet very scenic Choir Boy to the Pioneer Hub. From there find your flow on Loess Rider with its su­perb berms and rolling rhythms or if you’re after a chal­lenge, there are some su­per steep chutes on both Shredzilla and Karma Su­tra.

BEST TIME OF YEAR

CAP is a 365 day park with mas­ter­fully built sus­tain­able trail fea­tures that can be rid­den all year round. That said, weather can get wet, cold or hot and dusty at the flick of a switch so be sure to check out their web­site for live weather and trail up­dates.

WHILE IN THE AREA

A pedal out the top of the park through Vic­to­ria’s park will lead to the Thom­son Park Scenic Re­serve with awe­some views of Lyt­tle­ton Har­bour and Quail is­land. Jump back onto “Fly­ing Nun” for some high speed back to the Han­dle Bar.

LO­CAL BIKE SHOPS

With a Bike shop sit­u­ated on site, you can spend days here with­out hav­ing to worry about where to go is you get a lit­tle over zeal­ous in the woods.. christchur­chad­ven­turepark.co

REG­U­LAR EVENTS

CAP’s web­site is up to date with ALL up­com­ing events, be sure to check be­fore book­ing flights so you can align your trip with or with­out one.

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