2,566 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-315 ft
Descent
00:14:58
Avg time

K Hole Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Western Hills
    Wellington
  • AKA
    98DH
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #38279 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Formally known as 98DH.

Shuttle friendly DH track. Now ends with a gap jump since the old track was rerouted.

Access Info

Access top of trail by the playground by 99 Montgomery Ave, Karori. Ride along Skyline track fro approx 400 m then entrace is on the left. Entrance is a short climb to a wooden platform.

More Stats for K Hole mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -309 ft
  • Altitude min
    594 ft
  • Altitude max
    903 ft
  • Altitude start
    903 ft
  • Altitude end
    594 ft
  • Grade
    -12.1%
  • Grade max
    -45.3%
  • Grade min
    8.2%
  • Distance climb
    75 ft
  • Distance down
    2,392 ft
  • Distance flat
    98 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:03
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Status:
on Feb 25, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (7 votes)

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      K Hole Trail Reports

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      Feb 25, 2019 @ 11:42pm
      Feb 25, 2019
      Nov 29, 2017 @ 4:16pm
      Nov 29, 2017
      Currently dry and fast with the gap jumps in great condition
      Oct 23, 2015 @ 8:41pm
      Oct 23, 2015
      super slippery!
      Nov 26, 2014 @ 1:28pm
      Nov 26, 2014
      Refreshed for a race in November 2014. Fast in the dry, take it easy in the wet.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 49 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 259 rides
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      Photos

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      46 |
      Jan 15, 2021 @ 1:06am
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      Jan 15, 2021 @ 1:02am
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      148 |
      Feb 16, 2020 @ 11:56pm
      Feb 16, 2020
      95 |
      Feb 16, 2020 @ 11:56pm
      Feb 16, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      mylesarmstrong (Dec 26, 2021 at 16:59)
       Signposted as grade 5 but don’t be fooled.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      mylesarmstrong (Dec 26, 2021 at 17:00)
       Definitely an easy grade 6
      [Reply]





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      2018 NZDH Round 2 - Wellington - K hole
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