1.7 miles
85 ft
-669 ft
Avg time

Woolshed Road Details

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  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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This is the main way down to McGhies Road. It starts of in a part of the pine forest that has been cleared. You need to take a tight right at the 2nd to last skid site and ride to what looks like a cliff. You will see a short but steep descent that leads into some lovely forst covered double track. The surface is clay and slippery, unmaintained, full of rocks,ruts and puddles (almost ponds) that change after every heavy rainfall. At the bottom is a junction - left takes you down McGhies to Karapoti Gorge. Straight ahead takes you back up Valley View Road.

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More Stats for Woolshed Road mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -584 ft
  • Altitude min
    830 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,460 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,444 ft
  • Altitude end
    860 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,092 ft
  • Distance down
    5,217 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,772 ft
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on Aug 3, 2015
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Woolshed Road Trail Reports

Aug 3, 2015 @ 7:29pm
Aug 3, 2015
This section is closed due to logging. Check on the: http://www.gw.govt.nz/akatarawa/ site for up-to-date reports. Logging is ongoing in the...
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Routes with this trail

Karapoti challenge
7.9 miles
Canons Point to McGhies and back from Trentham
29.3 miles

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    • Updated on Thu 2014-10-23 @ 11:48pm
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