2 miles
Distance
1,293 ft
Climb
-89 ft
Descent
00:33:31
Avg time

Baked beans bend Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36662 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Trail between the trig and Baked Beans Bend. Recently re routed, still a tough climb.
Not recommended much fun in the downhill direction ( awkward corners and loose gravel)

Access Info

From Belmont Trig or Korokoro Dam

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Baked beans bend bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,204 ft
  • Altitude min
    251 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,456 ft
  • Altitude start
    251 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,456 ft
  • Grade
    14.34%
  • Grade max
    -29.949%
  • Grade min
    111.851%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    701 ft
  • Distance flat
    668 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:31
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to baked-beans-bend-18916 trailhead (-41.197010, 174.863600)
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      Baked beans bend Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:49am
      Oct 14, 2018
      Sep 17, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Sep 17, 2018
      Nice climbing track, properly gravelled, good traction in today's conditions. Best suited to a hardtail I reckon. I hear this track has been...
      Dec 31, 2017 @ 5:06pm
      Dec 31, 2017
      A bit overgrown in parts but otherwise in very good condition
      Jan 5, 2017 @ 7:47pm
      Jan 5, 2017
      Dry and loose gravel
      Nov 28, 2015 @ 2:10pm
      Nov 28, 2015
      Trail has been cleared by a small digger with loose gravel applied. Not a great descent for anyone looking for natural singletrack as any features...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
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      • 154 rides
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:50am
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      Baked beans bend, Wellington
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:49am
      Oct 14, 2018
      Baked beans bend, Wellington
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      Sep 17, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Sep 17, 2018
      Baked beans bend, Wellington
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      Sep 17, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Sep 17, 2018
      Baked beans bend, Wellington

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Petone-Belmont challenge
      10 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag chickenlittleNZ (Apr 19, 2017 at 22:43)
       Excellent Technical track and very challenging when ascending, Some long constant heart pounding climbs and switch-back corners. Great sense of a achievement when you get to the top and Belmont Trig. Highly Recommended to those who like a challenging climb.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag Zanhammer (Jan 20, 2018 at 4:30)
       Would rate this as steep as say Climie?
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag chickenlittleNZ (Apr 18, 2018 at 3:28)
       Sorry Haven't been up Climie yet, my bad... I was shocked by the intensity of this climbing in places.... This was one of the first hard climbs I did when I brought my Hard-tail MTB back in 2016, I'm from a road background, thought I was pretty fit... not for this type of stuff.... am now, but not back then....
      [Reply]

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