3 miles
Distance
1,280 ft
Climb
-1,282 ft
Descent
1,135 ft
High Point

A intermediate loop from the mapboard at the Pukeatau Bridge. Climb Labyrinth, ride the full length of Towai Traverse, turn left and head up the ECNZ track to Freewheel, climb to the trig and then enjoy freewheeling all the back to the start point.

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Wainuiomata Trail Project (www.wtp.org.nz)
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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for Freewheel Loop from Pukeatua Bridge mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    614 ft
  • Altitude start
    628 ft
  • Altitude end
    626 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.822%
  • Grade min
    47.575%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,522 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Freewheel
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      3 days
      Labyrinth
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 12:45pm
      3 days
      Towai Traverse
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 3:09pm
      Dec 8, 2018
      ECNZ Pylon track (South section)
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 11:00pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      As described before, has been regraded. The ruts are gone. Bit of mud in the shady bits, but overall in great condition for riding.
      more reports »
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