This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
1 miles
Distance
65 ft
Climb
-698 ft
Descent
00:07:21
Avg time

ECNZ Pylon access Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes

This is a Access track either down from the ECNZ Pylon track to Whitemans Valley, or a way up onto the ECNZ Pylon Track. At the Kakariki Way road end (Whitemans Valley) it's a graded shingle access road to a number small Farmlet properties. Until you get to a Wired Gate which leads into a forest access 4x4 track which winds it way up to the ECNZ Pylon track. it's less gravel thru the forest section.

Access Info

Access from Kakariki Way in Whitemans Valley, Upper Hutt or ECNZ Pylon track at the trail end

Disclaimer

This is private property and land oweners permission is required to access and use

Local Trail Association
More Stats for ECNZ Pylon access bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -633 ft
  • Altitude min
    828 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,461 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,461 ft
  • Altitude end
    828 ft
  • Grade
    -10.316%
  • Grade max
    -35.283%
  • Grade min
    19.301%
  • Distance climb
    1,054 ft
  • Distance down
    4,926 ft
  • Distance flat
    157 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:21
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Status:
on Oct 10, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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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
  • Warning Warning
  • 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 ecnz-pylon-access trailhead (-41.200320, 174.997410)
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      ECNZ Pylon access Trail Reports

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      Oct 10, 2018 @ 2:25pm
      Oct 10, 2018
      Please note this is a private road, it is not open to the public. You cant ride down here without landowner permission.
      May 30, 2018 @ 8:39pm
      May 30, 2018
      Closed for logging, no signage if you approach from south along ridgeline. Likely to continue through 2018 winter
      May 30, 2018 @ 8:39pm
      May 30, 2018
      Major logging operation with no signage if you have approached along ridgeline from South. I passed through but lots of major ops going on so...
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      May 8, 2017 @ 1:25am
      May 8, 2017
      ECNZ Pylon access, Lower Hutt

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Craig-C (Sep 28, 2018 at 14:51)
       Thanks for closing this trail Admins. I asked for it to be closed as you need permission from either the owner or the ROW holders to ride this trail. Craig Cottrill.
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