3 miles
Distance
401 ft
Climb
-433 ft
Descent
00:18:28
Avg time

Pohutukawa Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Sanders Reserve
    Auckland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Global Ranking
    #45006 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2011

Tight and twisty but relatively flat loop with a few rocky obstacles (all bypassable)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pohutukawa Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -32 ft
  • Altitude min
    24 ft
  • Altitude max
    130 ft
  • Altitude start
    130 ft
  • Altitude end
    98 ft
  • Grade
    -0.24%
  • Grade max
    -19.996%
  • Grade min
    20.553%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,875 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:28
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Status:
on Dec 16, 2018
Variable
Avg: 2.35 (3 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
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  • Black
  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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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      Pohutukawa Loop Trail Reports

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      Dec 16, 2018 @ 4:06am
      Dec 16, 2018
      The actual trail is pretty ugly, but there is a secret area of to the right of one of the signs at the south end of the park that has difficult...
      Oct 6, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Oct 6, 2018
      Trail literally doesn't exist in parts now. All the trail below the building is just grass.
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 5:31pm
      Jul 28, 2018
      Trail basically non-existent. Where it can be picked out it's muddy and overgrown
      Apr 6, 2018 @ 10:09pm
      Apr 6, 2018
      reporter Very overgrown, pretty much impossible to follow the trail now
      Oct 1, 2017 @ 12:40pm
      Oct 1, 2017
      reporter Trail clear apart from a few muddy spots under the trees
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 11 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 67 rides
      •  

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag fullysussed (Jan 31, 2018 at 16:55)
       Lame.
      Seems to be designed without reference to contours and the main objective seems to be to fill every last space with trail. Im afraid the flow of this trail (and those in the whole reserve in fact) is truly awful, which is a shame as the location is great.
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