This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
1 miles
65 ft
-698 ft
Avg time

ECNZ Pylon access Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Ride in rain
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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


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

Local Trail Association
More Stats for ECNZ Pylon access mountain 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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,054 ft
  • Distance down
    4,926 ft
  • Distance flat
    157 ft
  • Avg time
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on Oct 10, 2018
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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to ecnz-pylon-access trailhead (-41.200320, 174.997410)
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ECNZ Pylon access Trail Reports

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

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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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