2,235 ft
Distance
41 ft
Climb
-335 ft
Descent
00:03:00
Avg time

Jail Brake Details

  • Riding Area
    Cenntenial Reserve
    Wellington
  • AKA
    Jail Break
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Face, Roller Coaster, Wallride
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #947 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2009
  • Land Manager
    Wellington City Council

Fun down hill trial with large bermed corners. A couple of small drops and one larger one near the bottom but all roll-able and there is a easy line around the big drop. Level 3-4 Intermediate when dry, closer to a 4 when wet as the corners are clay and can get greasy (go faster and stay high on the berm!). This can be shuttled by car, or you can ride back up Repeat Offender/Conviction/Bootleg to get back to the start.

Access Info

Start from the car park on the right up by the Watertowers on Main Road, Mapuia, Miramar (on the way up to the old prison). Jail Brake starts about 50 metres past the gate, on the left (next to the pump track).

Track is on Wellington City Council reserve land. Public access. Trails are multi use although this track is primarily used by riders, keep and eye out for others. Track is maintained by Miramar Track Project, part of the Wellington Mountain Bike Club.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Jail Brake bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -294 ft
  • Altitude min
    104 ft
  • Altitude max
    398 ft
  • Altitude start
    398 ft
  • Altitude end
    104 ft
  • Grade
    -13.141%
  • Grade max
    -49.756%
  • Grade min
    15.682%
  • Distance climb
    555 ft
  • Distance down
    1,561 ft
  • Distance flat
    119 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:00
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Status:
on Jan 24, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4.65 (21 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Covered
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 11 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 252 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      Dec 3, 2018 @ 9:16pm
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      Apr 14, 2018 @ 1:47am
      Apr 14, 2018
      Jail Brake, My City

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