2,078 ft
Distance
228 ft
Climb
-34 ft
Descent
00:05:11
Avg time

Mercury Way Details

  • Riding area
    Porirua East
    Porirua
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Global Ranking

Part of the Whitby walkways, switchbacks up to a look out. is gravel

Access Info

There are entrances from the Spinnaker Drive side of Whitby Walkway - one almost opposite the Discovery Drive turnoff, and the other an accessway about 100 metres from Ayton Drive.
Descending the other side the track exits on Mercury Way. A short way down this cul-de-sac is an unsignposted route access way through to Venus Place. Follow this around to the left to join up with the Whitby Walkway near Spinnaker Drive.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Mercury Way mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    195 ft
  • Altitude min
    105 ft
  • Altitude max
    302 ft
  • Altitude start
    105 ft
  • Altitude end
    300 ft
  • Grade
    9.363%
  • Grade max
    -19.309%
  • Grade min
    35.005%
  • Distance climb
    1,590 ft
  • Distance down
    432 ft
  • Distance flat
    56 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:52
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to mercury-way trailhead (-41.111080, 174.888310)
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