17 miles
Distance
3,962 ft
Climb
-3,962 ft
Descent
1,335 ft
High Point

Welcome to the Porirua Grand Traverse MTB Course for 2018

following a myriad of hidden trails around Porirua, with terrain ranging from single track to farmland, forests, ridge tops and cycle paths. Parts of the course are on private land not normally open to the public. It's starts with a loop in Takapuwahia Reserve (Ngati Toa land) with some climbing, single-track and sweet sweeping downhill. Then you pass back through HQ again before following cycle paths to the awesome single-track networks on Colonial Knob/Rangituhi, then a big climb to the top before more single-track for the descent back to transition.

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Mana Cycle Group (www.manacyclegroup.org.nz)
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Trails in Route

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • AKA
    PGT
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Porirua Grand Traverse 2018 mountain bike route
  • Altitude start
    1 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -49.574%
  • Grade min
    47.086%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Tumeke Rangituhi Trail Park Gimbal 4K
Tumeke Rangituhi Trail Park Gimbal 4K
3:42 | 1 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 4, 2018
Tumeke Rangituhi Trail Park
Tumeke Rangituhi Trail Park
trail: Tumeke
3:42 | 10 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 4, 2018
TUMEKE TRAIL, PORIRUA, WELLINGTON, NZ
TUMEKE TRAIL, PORIRUA, WELLINGTON, NZ
trail: Tumeke
2:27 | 55 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 8, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Chimney Sweep
Dec 4, 2018 @ 12:23am
Dec 4, 2018
All the foliage has been cleared
Lower Utiwai
Dec 4, 2018 @ 12:21am
Dec 4, 2018
Much muddier today and getting worse, I'd probably avoid riding it until it dries out a bit.
Lateral road (Chimney return)
Dec 2, 2018 @ 7:59pm
Dec 2, 2018
Some grass making it hard to spot the ruts
Lateral road
Dec 2, 2018 @ 6:08pm
Dec 2, 2018
Upper Tumeke
Dec 2, 2018 @ 6:08pm
Dec 2, 2018
sweet, only a couple of tiny puddles in the dips
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