6.3 miles
Distance
1,395 ft
Climb
-1,385 ft
Descent
1,208 ft
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The Great 8 of Belmont. Loosely following a figure 8 in appearance, this route takes in both Bull Run and Borderline.

Bull Run is grade 3 and Borderline is a grade 4.

Detailed Description
Belmont Great 8 is a 6 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 22 trails. This route climbs 1,395 ft with a max elevation of 1,208 ft then descends -1,385 ft.
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Belmont Area Mountain Bike Association (www.bamba.org.nz)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    94
More Stats for Belmont Great 8 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 19 min
  • Altitude min
    510 ft
  • Altitude start
    510 ft
  • Altitude end
    518 ft
  • Grade max
    -49.8%
  • Grade min
    56.7%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,140 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Bull Run
Mar 10, 2024 @ 9:25pm
Mar 10, 2024
Mint condition. Ride it before the wet weather comes back.
4 Degrees
Dec 26, 2023 @ 5:15pm
Dec 26, 2023
very dangerous not a green track at all typically marked green when really should be blue a typical wellington failing
Borderline
Dec 2, 2023 @ 6:04am
Dec 2, 2023
That time of year when grass grows over the track
Hill Road
Nov 25, 2023 @ 12:03pm
Nov 25, 2023
Bull-A-Varde
Oct 23, 2023 @ 5:19pm
Oct 23, 2023
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