2,296 ft
Distance
37 ft
Climb
-340 ft
Descent
00:02:50
Avg time
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Jail Brake Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Jail Break
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Roller Coaster, Wallride
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Year Opened
    2009
  • Land Manager
    Wellington City Council

Fun down hill trial with large bermed corners. A couple of small drops and one larger one near the bottom but all roll-able and there is a easy line around the big drop. Level 3-4 Intermediate when dry, closer to a 4 when wet as the corners are clay and can get greasy (go faster and stay high on the berm!). This can be shuttled by car, or you can ride back up Repeat Offender/Conviction/Bootleg to get back to the start.

Access Info

Start from the car park on the right up by the Watertowers on Main Road, Mapuia, Miramar (on the way up to the old prison). Jail Brake starts about 50 metres past the gate, on the left (next to the pump track).

Track is on Wellington City Council reserve land. Public access. Trails are multi use although this track is primarily used by riders, keep and eye out for others. Track is maintained by Miramar Track Project, part of the Wellington Mountain Bike Club.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jail Brake mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -303 ft
  • Altitude min
    98 ft
  • Altitude max
    400 ft
  • Altitude start
    400 ft
  • Altitude end
    98 ft
  • Grade max
    -81.824%
  • Grade min
    42.868%
  • Distance climb
    298 ft
  • Distance down
    1,682 ft
  • Distance flat
    317 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:50
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Status:
on Nov 6, 2016
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Avg: 4.75 (15 votes)

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Jail Brake Trail Reports

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Nov 6, 2016 @ 12:06am
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Nov 5, 2016 @ 6:06pm
Nov 5, 2016
Aug 14, 2016 @ 1:29am
Aug 14, 2016
Really muddy with water rushing down parts of it.
Jul 24, 2016 @ 12:57am
Jul 24, 2016
Muddy puddles in the dips
Jul 16, 2016 @ 12:28am
Jul 16, 2016
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