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      The Wellington region incorporates the Capital of New Zealand, as well as the cities of Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and Porirua. The hilly nature of the region is the result of centuries of tectonic movement which has resulted in almost endless possibilities for mountain biking. The Wellington Region covers Wellington city in the south, Upper and Lower Hutt valleys to the north east, and Porirua to the north west.

      You will find all sorts of riding types from hard core black diamond down hill to epic cross country rides. Most riding is through native or regenerating bush, and mostly on council or regional council managed land. Most trail building is supported by a charitable trust set up specifically to support the local riding area, so be sure to donate to keep the amazing trails in great condition.

      There can be some distances between riding areas, so be ready to do some driving. Many are well established and the spread of different areas means not many are crowded. But you can be guaranteed that all areas have decent climbs, you won't find a lift park here. Make sure to have your climbing gear ratios sorted, or good walking shoes if pedalling upwards is not your thing.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      328
      Total Distance
      359.0 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      164.9 miles
      Total Descent
      23.8 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      2,780 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,778 ft
      Reports
      1,011
      Photos
      266
      Ridden Counter
      11,086

      Photos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

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      trail: Spicer Link
      13 |
      Nov 17, 2016 @ 1:38am
      Nov 17, 2016
      Spicer Link, Wellington
      report
      trail: Peak Flow
      70 |
      Aug 25, 2016 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 25, 2016
      Peak Flow, My City
      report
      trail: Labryrinth
      40 |
      Aug 25, 2016 @ 3:24pm
      Aug 25, 2016
      Labryrinth, My City
      report
      trail: Peak Flow
      110 |
      Jul 9, 2016 @ 4:11pm
      Jul 9, 2016
      Peak Flow, My City
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      Videos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

      Sis inlaw 1 first mtn bike ride
      trail: Peak Flow
      10:16 | 12 | Nov 25, 2016
      Peak Flow to Ridgeline Extension
      trail: Peak Flow
      6:30 | 18 | Nov 24, 2016
      Sickness 3.0
      6:04 | 402 | Oct 21, 2016
      Wellington DH Series 2016 - Maidstone
      7:11 | 275 | Oct 18, 2016
      more videos »

      Wellington Region Mountain Bike Routes

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      Makara Peak Grand Loop
      7.5 miles
      Rimutaka Cycle Trail
      87.9 miles
      Polhill Loop - Quick and fun
      7.2 miles
      Makara Peak Out The Back
      6.1 miles

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      user #1039075enduroNZreportSolitaryupdate
      Dec 3, 2016 @ 2:13pm
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      user #803047robthetrackietrailThe DoctorQuite solid, handled winter really well :-)
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      user #974101mccmartinitrailTurbine roadThe road is mainly gravel and tarmac. the...
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      user #1206570NymbletrailTurbine roadWhat's the state of this road. Could yo get...
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      user #983059YogiNZtrailK2A great proper grade 2 trail and addition to...
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