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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
      360
      Total Distance
      383 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      175 miles
      Total Descent
      135,094 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,780 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,778 ft
      Reports
      1,881
      Photos
      481
      Ridden Counter
      24,465

      Photos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

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      6 |
      Dec 22, 2017 @ 5:52am
      Dec 22, 2017
      Grenada Grindertron, Lower Hutt
      report
      trail: Spicer Link
      3 |
      Nov 17, 2017 @ 4:50am
      Nov 17, 2017
      Spicer Link, My City
      report
      trail: Farm Road
      20 |
      Sep 10, 2017 @ 2:05am
      Sep 10, 2017
      Farm Road, Wellington
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      2 |
      Jul 26, 2017 @ 9:43pm
      Jul 26, 2017
      Valley View Road to Cannon Point
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      Videos of Wellington Region Mountain Bike

      Nikau Valley to Aratihi Connector
      4:39 | 4 | Jan 12, 2018
      Nikau Valley
      8:09 | 9 | Dec 30, 2017
      Leaping Lizard
      1:12 | 14 | Dec 29, 2017
      Upper leaping Lizard
      2:26 | 11 | Dec 29, 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
      Polhill Loop - Quick and fun
      7 miles
      Park Tour
      5 miles

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