1.5 miles
Distance
42 ft
Climb
-45 ft
Descent
00:10:48
Avg time

The Sandpit Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    www.hamiltonmtb.org.nz

Originally a sand quarry, ‘The Sandpit’ provides a wonderful fast, twisty and challenging section with a hard-packed, grippy sand surface. This area is undergoing a program of on-going rehabilitation with mass planting of native trees and bark over carpet to help keep invasive weeds under control.

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Access Info

Trail is strictly one-way, please observe track markings and signs, Primary access to the park is via the Maui St entrance where a public lavatory is located for weekend use (*note - locks automatically after-hours)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Sandpit mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    118 ft
  • Altitude max
    131 ft
  • Altitude start
    128 ft
  • Altitude end
    124 ft
  • Grade max
    -5.954%
  • Grade min
    6.583%
  • Distance climb
    1,679 ft
  • Distance down
    1,320 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,642 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:48
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Status:
on Sep 24, 2016
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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The Sandpit Trail Reports

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Sep 24, 2016 @ 2:38am
Sep 24, 2016
reporter Generally very good riding, some patches of mud.
Jun 6, 2016 @ 12:53am
Jun 6, 2016
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