3,199 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-252 ft
Descent
00:06:50
Avg time

Car Parts Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Hawkins Hill
    Wellington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #2138 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Owner
    WCC

(Advanced trail, a little harder than Windmill or Transient)
Tight swoopy track that increases difficulty with speed. Lots of weaving. Gets very messy when wet.
http://tracks.org.nz/track/show/24

Access Info

From the wind turbine you drop down a short slope to the start of the single track. Immediately below the car park

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More Stats for Car Parts mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -231 ft
  • Altitude min
    970 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,203 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,203 ft
  • Altitude end
    971 ft
  • Grade
    -7.2%
  • Grade max
    -41.7%
  • Grade min
    4.8%
  • Distance climb
    627 ft
  • Distance down
    2,382 ft
  • Distance flat
    190 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:16
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on May 24, 2024
Wet
Avg: 4.3 (25 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Past Week
      • 33 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 720 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 10,088 rides
      • Last: May 26, 2024

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