Blue Tier

Blue Tier

(Shuttle departs from Weld Pub)

The Blue Tier trail has legendary status and is a Derby classic. The trail has it all, its a real adventure and finishes with a magic flowing descent that is sure to put a grin our your face.

Enjoy a great lunch break at the Weldborough Pub.


Per Person

Inc 1

Trail Info

Blue Tier

The Blue Tier trail is a stunning 24 km mountain bike adventure trail. The first part of the trail crosses the summit alpine plains which is sure to warm you up before flowing down through spectacular Myrtle Beech forests, idyllic mossy streams, giant tree ferns, ending with the 6 km epic, “hang on” Big Chook descent of super flow berms through more spectacular forest finishing at the Weldborough Pub for a well earnt drink and feed.

Length – 24 km

Grade – Blue (Intermediate)

Ride Time – 1.5 to 3 Hrs

Elevation – 65% Down 35% Up

Start – Blue Tier trail head (1 hour drive from Derby)

Finish – Weldborough Pub


09:25 am – Shuttle arrives at the Weldborough Pub for pick up.

09:30 am – Depart Weldborough Pub for the Blue Tier.

10:00 am – Shuttle arrives at the top of the Blue Tier (toilet).

10:15 am – Ride the Blue Tier trail all the way down to the Weldborough Pub.

12: 00 pm – Enjoy a cold drink and lunch break at the pub.

What to Pack

You will be riding on adventure trails that are remote and isolated so you need to be prepared. 

  • Bike in good working order,
  • Water,
  • Snacks,
  • Basic tools,
  • Repair kit,
  • Wind jacket,
  • Phone (some reception)
  • Basic first aid kit.

Please Note

  • Shuttle departs at 09:30 am from the Weldborough Pub carpark.
  • Practice good trail etiquette, Leave no trace and ride to your ability.
  • Basic trail grades: Green (easy), Blue (intermediate) and Black (hard).
  • If you are running late please text or call 043 769 6060.
  • This shuttle is for the Blue Tier trail only starting and finishing at the Weldborough Pub. 

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