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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Wrights Hill is the site of a fortress, built during World War II to protect Wellington city from naval attack. The fortress, which is mostly underground, has open days several times a year when the public can explore the numerous tunnels, gun emplacements, magazines, etc.

      As part of Wellington's outer green belt, Wrights Hill provides connections between the Makara Peak mountain bike park and the Polhill area. The Wrights Hill tracks often form part of longer excursions, particularly via the Salvation, Deliverance, and Fenceline tracks.

      Under the WCC Track Recreation Activities Policy, dated November 2008, all of the tracks on Wrights Hill are open to mountain bikes except for Paparata and Mewburn Rise. As at July 2009 the old "no bikes" signage is still in place, through there are plans to update the signage with new map boards and directional bollards.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Wrights Hill Middle Car Park google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 2, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,122
      Trails (view details)
      13
      Trails Mountain Bike
      13
      Trails Hike
      13
      Trails Trail Running
      13
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      4,890 ft
      Total Vertical
      810 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,247 ft
      Reports
      112
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      1,334

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 m avg distance
      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 11.5 km avg distance

      Photos of Wrights Hill Mountain Bike

      trail: Deliverance
      17 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 10:21pm
      Jun 11, 2019
      trail: Deliverance
      20 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 10:21pm
      Jun 11, 2019

      Videos of Wrights Hill Mountain Bike

      Dry run down Deliverance
      4:15 | 844 | Apr 29, 2016
      First trip down Mr. X
      trail: Mr X
      2:45 | 337 | Apr 29, 2016
      Mr X Trail, Wrights Hill, Wellington, NZ
      trail: Mr X
      2:34 | 60 | Jun 21, 2019 , Wellington
      Deliverance’s 20th Birthday Party
      5:38 | 151 | May 5, 2019 , Wellington

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Salvation
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:35pm
      Sep 22, 2019
      VariabledarthriderClosed from Fitzgerald Place up to...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1961085ImasolwishlisttrailSalvation
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 11:21pm
      1 days
      user #1767403WgtngrlriddentrailFenceline and 1 more
      Oct 20, 2019 @ 4:26pm
      2 days
      user #1724100JtizriddentrailSalvation and 1 more
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 9:45pm
      2 days
      user #1953374CaseysjriddentrailFenceline
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 12:54pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1114906callummahonriddentrailSalvation and 2 more
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 4:03pm
      Oct 8, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #972954benji-airtimetrailDown PipeThis used to be called Downpipe - the name...
      Apr 16, 2016 @ 3:55pm
      Apr 16, 2016
      user #982170thearsenalofmegadethreportMr XHad a clean up. Good times.
      Jan 1, 2016 @ 3:40pm
      Jan 1, 2016

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Polhill Gully Reserve 1 81.2 km
      Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park 9 15 4 11.4 km
      Hawkins Hill 31.7 km
      Te Ahumairangi 3 8 42.5 km
      Southern Suburbs 3 2 12.5 km
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