Wild Things - NZ Trail Running Club
NZ Trail Running Club

Login


don't have an account?

Coopers Creek - Ryde Falls loop, Canterbury

Trail Directory proudly supported by Further Faster

Update Your Header Picture

Coopers Creek - Ryde Falls loopBeginner - Intermediate

Submitted by John Davis

Info Info

Trail Information

14.00km

550m

550m

 

Canterbury

Oxford

Front country - easily accessible

Combo

Undulating, small hills only

Native bush

Beginner - Intermediate

2:30 (Novice)
1:45 (Intermediate)
1:15 (Elite)

-11.1%

+10.4%

Download PDF Guide
View trail on RunHunters App

Fastest Known Times (FKTs)

Men

Show more

Women

Filter FKTs

The more , the harder the FKT will be to beat. Learn about Fastest Known Times.

Missing your time?

Register or login as a VIP and get yourself on the FKT leaderboard!

Register Now

Description

Easy run along the front face of Mt Oxford to Wharfedale Track and back (whilst avoiding all the climbing of Mt Oxford itself)
From the Mountain Road carpark go thru the gate and follow the track left, but instead of crossing the bridge to head up Mt Oxford stay on the true right of the river following the Coopers Creek track. The track is a bit indifferent at first until you leave the farmland and enter the beech forest after 1km. Follow the track for 4km 'til you come to a T junction - take the right hand branch (signposted for Ryde Falls) but stay on the main (Korimako) track at the 6km mark (don't take the right hand branch down to Ryde Falls itself as it's a dead-end track), this will eventually take you thru to the Wharfedale Track at the 7km mark. Turn left on the Wharfedale and follow it down for 500m, turning left again on the 'Link Track' which will take you directly back to the Coopers Creek track, follow this back to the carpark.


Trail Community

There are currently no members to show for this trail.

Find people who are interested in this run.

You must register or login to view this content.


Make Up of Run

Moderate Single Track: 100%


Route Data

Reviews:

You must register or login to view this content.

Photos:

You must register or login to view this content.

Your Trail Wishlist

All the runs that are on your To Do list (no limit).

Add to wishlist view wishlist

Your Trail Dreamlist

The runs you most want to do (limited to 10).

Add to dreamlist view dreamlist

Wild Explorers

I did it!
  • Access

    Mountain Road carpark (same as for Mt Oxford track)

    10 km

    12 minutes

    Yes

    No

  • Staying Safe

    Easy.

    Make navigation of this route super-easy by using the RunHunters app on your phone. View on RunHunters .

    Very patchy.

    Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Whistle, First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.

    Zero (would definitely not drink out of the river at the carpark as it's fed from areas with livestock)

    Generally good all year, being under canopy and in beech forest means it never gets overly muddy, and low enough to seldom have snow

  • Post run indulgence

    Sheffield Pie Shop
    Sheffield

  • Blog Posts and Articles
  • Sponsor this trail

    If you are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities, please get in touch below:

    Submit

Got a favourite trail? Tell us about it.

Share the love and add your favourite trail(s) to our growing trail directory.

Submit A Trail

Become a member today

Start enjoying the many benefits to becoming a member of our thriving community.

Become a member

Great brands at great prices with our VIP member's discount

Stay up to date

Sign up to our newsletter for latest offers and trail guides

Share this trail with a friend:

VIP Membership

Please register as a VIP or login to your VIP account to view this content.

Cancel Login Register

Membership Required

Please register or login to your account to view this content.

Cancel Login Register