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Cardrona Mega Avalanche

This mass-start, 100% downhill race remains the most intense gravity ride in the country!

Date: January 11, 2020
Location: Cardrona Alpine Resort & Cardrona Domain
Entry: $35 & $55 for an adult lift pass & $40 for a child lift pass
About the event: 
The 6th annual Cardrona Mega Avalanche is back! No other race in New Zealand provides the bar-banging thrill & dose of adrenaline racers gets from a 1300m single track descent. Racers can “Dash for Cash” or search for prizes from the top of Cardrona Alpine Resort down to the historic Cardrona Domain beside the world famous Cardrona Hotel.

The Mega is suitable for enduro & DH bikes & all racers must have a lift pass to compete with protective gear including helmet & goggles are highly recommended.

Thanks for a great race everybody! Check out the results HERE & see ya next year! 


  • Hare - first to the bottom (male & female)
  • Turtle - collect gold nuggets along the way & be in to win spot prizes
  • Juniors - 16 & under on the day of the event. Start after the adult Turtle division
The Cardrona Mega Avalanche 2018
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