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      The Wellington region incorporates the Capital of New Zealand, as well as the cities of Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt and Porirua. The hilly nature of the region is the result of centuries of tectonic movement which has resulted in almost endless possibilities for mountain biking. The Wellington Region covers Wellington city in the south, Upper and Lower Hutt valleys to the north east, and Porirua to the north west.

      You will find all sorts of riding types from hard core black diamond down hill to epic cross country rides. Most riding is through native or regenerating bush, and mostly on council or regional council managed land. Most trail building is supported by a charitable trust set up specifically to support the local riding area, so be sure to donate to keep the amazing trails in great condition.

      There can be some distances between riding areas, so be ready to do some driving. Many are well established and the spread of different areas means not many are crowded. But you can be guaranteed that all areas have decent climbs, you won't find a lift park here. Make sure to have your climbing gear ratios sorted, or good walking shoes if pedalling upwards is not your thing.
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      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      354
      Total Distance
      381 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      174 miles
      Total Descent
      25 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      2,780 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,778 ft
      Reports
      1,588
      Photos
      444
      Ridden Counter
      19,219

      Photos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

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      trail: Farm Road
      10 |
      Sep 10, 2017 @ 2:05am
      Sep 10, 2017
      Farm Road, Wellington
      report
      1 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 9:43pm
      Jul 26, 2017
      Valley View Road to Cannon Point
      report
      97 |
      Feb 6, 2017 @ 2:23pm
      Feb 6, 2017
      Te Whiti Riser, My City
      report
      trail: Bees 2 Bridge
      33 |
      Jan 29, 2017 @ 6:29pm
      Jan 29, 2017
      Bees 2 Bridge, Wellington
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      Videos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

      Miramar Pump Track test ride
      0:15 | 96 | Sep 11, 2017
      Colonial Knob (Chimney Sweep)
      3:07 | 42 | Jul 24, 2017
      few clips at mt vic
      trail: Super D
      2:08 | 318 | Apr 29, 2017
      top section of Superplus
      trail: Super Plus
      1:05 | 456 | Apr 26, 2017
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      Wellington Region Mountain Bike Routes

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      Rimutaka Cycle Trail
      88 miles
      Makara Peak Grand Loop (intermediate & advanced)
      8 miles
      Park Tour
      5 miles
      Polhill Loop - Quick and fun
      7 miles

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