3,666 ft
Distance
211 ft
Climb
-442 ft
Descent
00:05:32
Avg time

Snail Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Waiu Park
    Lower Hutt
  • AKA
    Snails
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Best in summer but is all year round
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

A nice flowing fast down hill trail from the end of Labyrinth to Wetlands Loop. Near the bottom of the track there is an short alternative line of a set of 9 switchbacks that are intermediate level

Access Info

Snail is accessed from the Labyrinth trail. There are several ways to get there. Either start a the Waiu St car park and climb to Labyrinth using Jungle Gym or Directa (which is a connecting track between Wetlands loop and Jungle Gym) or start at the top of Wainuiomata Hill Rd and join Labyrinth from the 4x4 ECNZ access road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Snail Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -230 ft
  • Altitude min
    413 ft
  • Altitude max
    654 ft
  • Altitude start
    654 ft
  • Altitude end
    424 ft
  • Grade
    -6.278%
  • Grade max
    -50.072%
  • Grade min
    32.379%
  • Distance climb
    1,491 ft
  • Distance down
    2,000 ft
  • Distance flat
    175 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:15
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Status:
on Jul 6, 2018
Wet
Avg: 4.2 (9 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Routes with this trail

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Labyrinth Loop
3 miles
Tewhiti labrynth Towhai labyrinth snails super plus
13 miles
Waiu Park Easy Loop
3 miles
Big ride at Waiu
8 miles

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Snail Trail At Night
462 | Oct 18, 2014 , Lower Hutt
Snail Trail
589 | Oct 18, 2014 , Lower Hutt
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