3.2 miles
Distance
823 ft
Climb
-815 ft
Descent
1,156 ft
High Point

4 degrees, Electric Avenue, and Weta loop for 2017 Belmont Park Open Day

Detailed Description
BAMBA Option 2 - Easy Loop is a 3 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Lower Hutt. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 15 trails. This route climbs 823 ft with a max elevation of 1,156 ft then descends -815 ft.
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37 Reviews & Comments

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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:30)
Trail Wētā
Rebuild is very impressive with large berms and features for more advanced riders to try and jump or double. Now a bit easier than Electric Avenue.
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
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simon-ob MPS (Dec 29, 2022 at 13:23)
Trail 4 Degrees
Bench width, surface roughness, plus some sustained steep sections make it more like a grade 3. Not at all hard, but compared to the climb on the other side of the hill which is a genuine grade 2.
[Reply]
  • + 3
robthetrackie (Dec 25, 2022 at 19:53)
Trail Wētā
The rebuilt trail is wide smooth and great fun. A huge job to build, well done !
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deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
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deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 1
deskpop (Sep 1, 2021 at 3:15)
Trail 4 Degrees
Pleasant climb, mostly under bush cover, with the odd (very easy) rocky / techy bits to keep things mildly interesting. As the trail weathers and more rocks are exposed, it pushes the trail to the harder end of a green. Most riders will ride it with their eyes closed but kids or new riders may find some sections a bit tricky.

Vastly preferable to the horrible slog up the 4x4 track.
[Reply]
  • + 0
Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
[Reply]
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
[Reply]
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
[Reply]
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
[Reply]
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Dancoop (Feb 19, 2021 at 18:55)
Trail 4 Degrees
Good climb, tracks down from the top are good
[Reply]
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chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
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chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
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chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 23, 2017 at 2:32)
Trail 4 Degrees
This is a two way track which also is used by walkers, so shouldn't be used to PR while downhill, due to safety to walkers and uphill cyclist.However a great extended continuous climb from Stratton street to Old Coach road so you can thrash one of the designated downhill track to the bottom again.
[Reply]
  • + 1
chickenlittleNZ (Apr 20, 2017 at 1:26)
A good descent track for learning control while riding steepish downhill on course/deepish gravel.
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chickenlittleNZ (Apr 20, 2017 at 1:26)
A good descent track for learning control while riding steepish downhill on course/deepish gravel.
[Reply]
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chickenlittleNZ (Apr 20, 2017 at 1:26)
A good descent track for learning control while riding steepish downhill on course/deepish gravel.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for BAMBA Option 2 - Easy Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    510 ft
  • Altitude start
    510 ft
  • Altitude end
    518 ft
  • Grade max
    -56.3%
  • Grade min
    42.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,529 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Wētā
Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:02am
1 day
Has been given a haircut
Electric Avenue
Feb 6, 2023 @ 3:02am
1 day
Has been given a haircut
4 Degrees
Dec 29, 2022 @ 1:24pm
Dec 29, 2022
A bit of moisture in the valleys and under the trees but generally drying out. Surface continues to rough up in places. Similar feel to Salvation.
4x4 Logging Track
Jan 11, 2021 @ 2:36am
Jan 11, 2021
Steep and loose but quickest way up
Bridleway
Nov 23, 2015 @ 12:31pm
Nov 23, 2015
The Bridalway is actually the "Bridleway" ie: a horse track, please share nicely with walkers and horse riders. Thank you :-)
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