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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 5
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Apr 19, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      7
      Trails Hike
      19
      Trails Trail Running
      19
      Trails Horse
      2
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      3,962 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,289 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,405 ft
      Reports
      52
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      1,075

      Photos of Northern Hills Mountain Bike

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      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
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      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
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      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
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      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Jan 4, 2020
      3 |
      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Jan 4, 2020
      14 |
      Jan 4, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Jan 4, 2020
      32 |
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Dec 5, 2019
      39 |
      Dec 5, 2019 @ 5:48pm
      Dec 5, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Parkvale Access to Skyline
      May 21, 2022 @ 4:20pm
      May 21, 2022
      VariableCraigTjNdp9
      Old Coach Road Exit
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 6:29pm
      Apr 18, 2022
      IdealCorwin
      Slow Coach Road
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 6:29pm
      Apr 18, 2022
      IdealCorwin
      Newlands Escarpment
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 3:11pm
      Apr 18, 2022
      Dryexcellent riding conditionsLittleKay
      Seton Nossiter Park
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 3:11pm
      Apr 18, 2022
      Ideala recent visit by a digger makes cycling...LittleKay
      New Coach Road
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 10:57pm
      Mar 2, 2022
      Very DryE-Bike Corwin
      Churton Park Singletrack
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 2:04am
      Jan 13, 2022
      Very DryLost traction at one point since the...Corwin
      Hauora top loop
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 6:38pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      Wetwideopennewzealand
      Wakely
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 6:38pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      DryRock and mud on the track from recent...wideopennewzealand
      Belmont 2 Bridleway
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 12:41pm
      Jan 24, 2021
      DryTrail Running Would have been nice if thereā€™d been...Corwin

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3058847KnlindsaywishlistrouteBelmont trig
      May 27, 2022 @ 12:36am
      1 day
      user #2433096CraigTjNdp9addreportParkvale Access to Skyline
      May 21, 2022 @ 6:37pm
      May 21, 2022
      user #3036028FeliciatE8t7kriddentrailChurton Park Singletrack
      May 14, 2022 @ 4:45am
      May 14, 2022
      user #1691184CorwinaddreportOld Coach Road Exit and 1 more
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 1:14pm
      Apr 19, 2022
      user #2033174LittleKayaddreportNewlands Escarpment and 1 more
      Apr 18, 2022 @ 2:30pm
      Apr 18, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #993536wideopennewzealandtrailSeton Nossiter ParkPlease watch for walkers. We don't want to...
      May 9, 2020 @ 6:18pm
      May 9, 2020
      user #993536wideopennewzealandtrailWakelyRunning mint now with a new surface. Will be...
      May 9, 2020 @ 6:17pm
      May 9, 2020
      user #2060772dazajentrailNewlands Escarpmentwalked fernhaven Tamwoth track to dog park and...
      Apr 12, 2020 @ 9:36pm
      Apr 12, 2020
      user #2029000JohnHornblowtrailNew Coach RoadGreat way to get up the ridge, but be aware,...
      Mar 16, 2020 @ 1:15am
      Mar 16, 2020
      user #2029000JohnHornblowtrailSlow Coach RoadGreat way to get up the ridge, but for amateur...
      Mar 16, 2020 @ 1:13am
      Mar 16, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Te Ahumairangi 2 6 43.9 km
      Western Hills 4 10 1 14.2 km
      Spicer Forest 34.5 km
      Mt Vic 3 4 54.9 km
      Centennial Reserve 3 3 15 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike149 miles3,435 ft4 miles1,289 ft
      #6,628#165125234,163
      E-Bike74 miles843 ft1 mile873 ft
      #2,900#8341302
      Hike1911 miles3,963 ft5 miles1,289 ft
      #5,737#14852192
      Trail Running1911 miles3,963 ft5 miles1,289 ft
      #5,741#148521,037
      Horse24,977 ft85 ft1,457 ft200 ft
      4
      • By benby & contributors
      • Admins: WMTBC, WTT
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