1,322 ft
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-176 ft
Descent
00:02:29
Avg time

Park Bench Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt Vic
    Wellington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (4 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5687 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25754 in Trail Running
    • #42590 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 40 in Hiking

Drops down from the seat in the trees just above the saddle

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More Stats for Park Bench mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -121 ft
  • Altitude min
    261 ft
  • Altitude max
    407 ft
  • Altitude start
    407 ft
  • Altitude end
    285 ft
  • Grade
    -9.2%
  • Grade max
    -51%
  • Grade min
    22.2%
  • Distance climb
    413 ft
  • Distance down
    856 ft
  • Distance flat
    30 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:50
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Status:
on Jan 25, 2024
Very Dry
Avg: 4.45 (13 votes)
Your vote: 0

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Directions to park-bench trailhead (-41.301670, 174.789130)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 58 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 855 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 7,083 rides
      • Last: Feb 12, 2024

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      24 |
      Jun 3, 2023 @ 3:23am
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      Jun 1, 2023 @ 1:37am
      Jun 1, 2023
      30 |
      Jan 4, 2023 @ 2:21pm
      Jan 4, 2023
      542 |
      Feb 11, 2016 @ 10:32pm
      Feb 11, 2016

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