4,377 ft
Distance
401 ft
Climb
00:12:14
Avg time
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Pondy Elevator Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #74611 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1733 in E-Biking
    • #79113 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 55 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

uphill trail giving access to lower Split Enz and Moerangi Rd - has some steep pinch sections and more moderate climbs. The connecting link to lower Split Enz turns off to the left after the pinch climbs

Access Info

From Sandy Skid Rd, turn right at the sign directing to Pondy New/Pondy Elevator

More Stats for Pondy Elevator mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    402 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,359 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,761 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,359 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,762 ft
  • Grade
    9.2%
  • Grade max
    -0.4%
  • Grade min
    48.9%
  • Distance climb
    3,757 ft
  • Distance flat
    377 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:48
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Status:
on Apr 20, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Pondy Elevator Trail Reports

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      Apr 20, 2022 @ 4:24pm
      Apr 20, 2022
      reporter
      Tree Cleared CK/RA
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 4:18pm
      Apr 19, 2022
      Apr 14, 2022 @ 1:06am
      Apr 14, 2022
      reporter Tree Down top of the first section
      Mar 23, 2022 @ 8:59pm
      Mar 23, 2022
      Mike’s drains have been left to fail on the first uphill section, which has started to rut out from water flow. Rest of the trail needs...
      Dec 29, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Dec 29, 2021
      reporter Tree cleared
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 142 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,033 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Apr 19, 2022 @ 4:18pm
      Apr 19, 2022
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      Apr 14, 2022 @ 1:50am
      Apr 14, 2022
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      Dec 30, 2021 @ 7:14pm
      Dec 30, 2021
      1 |
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 7:14pm
      Dec 30, 2021

      Routes with this trail

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      titledistance
      WHAKA 100KM Course race66 miles
      DCA Architects Whaka Miler 2021 official (Confirmed)97 miles
      Whaka100 2021- Timing Points99 miles
      FY 1 Hundred62 miles

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      CharlieCrammond (Jan 30, 2019 at 21:02)
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