4,886 ft
Distance
655 ft
Climb
-251 ft
Descent
00:16:42
Avg time

Otonga Track Up Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Gravel Path
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2017

This is a new remodeled walking track built by the local Park Ranger and volunteers. This can be used for MTBing but uphill only, from what i can gather from the signs, this a one of the trails that leads up from the Korokoro Dam after finishing the Korokoro Dam/Cornish Street trail. They are currently repairing/remodelling the other uphill track"Oakleigh Street" "which will be finish on the 17th May 2017".
The track in it's self is a steady up hill climb with some tricky switch backs at the start which take some technique to negotiate without stopping. It get "easier" as the track progresses. Keep on the lookout for other track users thou.
The surface is small gravel chip on top of clay. All weather durable.

Access Info

Access from the end of the Korokoro Dam Track( which ends at the Korokoro Dam.) Access to the start of the Korokoro Dam Track is at Cornish Street, Petone.
Due to the presence of Walkers and children and dogs there is "no" downhill riding allowed from the park entrance at Oakleigh Street(where this trail ends). However since the Cornish/Korokoro Dam track ends at the Korokoro Dam they have allowed uphill MTBing so that riders can exit the park at the Oakleigh Street (Maungaraki) entrance.

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More Stats for Otonga Track Up mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    403 ft
  • Altitude min
    241 ft
  • Altitude max
    650 ft
  • Altitude start
    241 ft
  • Altitude end
    645 ft
  • Grade
    8.254%
  • Grade max
    -46.511%
  • Grade min
    42.222%
  • Distance climb
    3,339 ft
  • Distance down
    1,363 ft
  • Distance flat
    184 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:18
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on Oct 22, 2017
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Otonga Track Up Trail Reports

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Oct 22, 2017 @ 1:55am
Oct 22, 2017
Work done on the bottom of the track near the dam with a new bridge and entry track.Course chip small gravel makes steep switch-backs quite...
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