4 miles
Distance
897 ft
Climb
-933 ft
Descent
00:23:26
Avg time

Pencarrow Head Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
    #19153 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Gravel road that follows the coast from the South end of Eastbourne to Pencarrow head. Walkers and bikers can access the track to Pencarrow Lighthouse and the Kohangapiripiri and Kohangatera Lakes. Note that the return ride can be tougher if the Northerly wind blows!

More Stats for Pencarrow Head bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -36 ft
  • Altitude max
    71 ft
  • Altitude start
    49 ft
  • Altitude end
    12 ft
  • Grade max
    -94.323%
  • Grade min
    84.767%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,355 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:22:37
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Status:
on Dec 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Pencarrow Head Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 55 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 43 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      All
      • 366 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 21, 2017 @ 1:07pm
      Apr 21, 2017
      Pencarrow Head, Wellington
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      Pencarrow Head, Wellington
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      Apr 21, 2017 @ 1:07pm
      Apr 21, 2017
      Pencarrow Head, Wellington
      78 |
      Jan 27, 2016 @ 5:43pm
      Jan 27, 2016
      Pencarrow Head, Wellington

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