12.7 miles
4,889 ft
-4,883 ft
1,398 ft
High Point

Great taste of technical singletrack from the middle of the city.

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Trails in Route

Serendipity1.5 miles
Lower George Denton1.1 miles
Clinical3.2 miles
Highbury Fling2.6 miles
Upper George Denton699 ft
Roller Coaster2,648 ft
Fenceline1.7 miles
Sawmill1,289 ft
Transient4.3 miles
Windmill2.9 miles
Car Parts1.7 miles
Carparts Extension2.8 miles
Barking Emu4.1 miles
Tip Track2,001 ft
Red Rocks105 ft


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  • Route Type
    Out & Back
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More Stats for Polhill-Barking Emu Return mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    180 ft
  • Altitude start
    184 ft
  • Altitude end
    190 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5.9 miles
  • Distance down
    5.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,449 ft
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Wellington Shuttles (Jail brake, Mt...
Wellington Shuttles (Jail brake, Mt Vic(Hippies), Serendipity)
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Oct 10, 2016
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Red Rocks Mountain Biking
Red Rocks Mountain Biking
trail: Red Rocks
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Mar 4, 2016
Red Rocks - Sky to sea
Red Rocks - Sky to sea
trail: Red Rocks
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Dec 18, 2015
Red Rocks Trail down the ridgeline to the beach on Wellingtons south coast.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Car Parts
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:11pm
3 days
Rolling amazingly well. MAYBE a little over grown at the top
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:11pm
3 days
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:11pm
3 days
Flippnig mental!! Fantastic!
Highbury Fling
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:11pm
3 days
Perfect! And so so fast!
Jan 16, 2017 @ 6:11pm
3 days
It's one of those rare days where it is dry enough to lose a little traction on a couple of the climbs.
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