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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
      353
      Total Distance
      382 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      174 miles
      Total Descent
      25 miles
      Highest Trailhead
      2,780 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,778 ft
      Reports
      1,397
      Photos
      431
      Ridden Counter
      17,100

      Photos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

      report
      80 |
      Feb 6, 2017 @ 2:23pm
      Feb 6, 2017
      Te Whiti Riser, My City
      report
      trail: Bees 2 Bridge
      26 |
      Jan 29, 2017 @ 6:29pm
      Jan 29, 2017
      Bees 2 Bridge, Wellington
      report
      39 |
      Dec 21, 2016 @ 12:07am
      Dec 21, 2016
      Mt Frith Track, My City
      report
      40 |
      Dec 21, 2016 @ 12:06am
      Dec 21, 2016
      Mt Frith Track, My City
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      Videos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

      Colonial Knob (Chimney Sweep)
      3:07 | 11 | Jul 24, 2017
      few clips at mt vic
      trail: Super D
      2:08 | 252 | Apr 29, 2017
      top section of Superplus
      trail: Super Plus
      1:05 | 400 | Apr 26, 2017
      491/spoonhill
      trail: 491
      2:42 | 55 | Apr 25, 2017
      more videos »

      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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      user #1360797ThemadshammatrailKilmisterRide mostly consists of 4x4 track with a few...
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      user #1308618chickenlittleNZtrailCameron RidgeNice track can be ridden in the rain, but as...
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      user #1188847NauttrailCannons HeadDon't go down this track. Transmission Gully...
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      user #1308618chickenlittleNZtrailTurbine roadI did a circuit from the went up Broken Hill...
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