3,666 ft
Distance
211 ft
Climb
-442 ft
Descent
00:05:19
Avg time

Snail Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    Snails
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (3 votes)
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #10494 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • 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.

More Stats for Snail Trail 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
    00:05:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:00:15
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.45 (11 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
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  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Snail Trail Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 284 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,768 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Labyrinth Loop
      3 miles
      Giant Wellington PNP Spring Series 2018 rd1 Short1
      2 miles
      Waiu Park Easy Loop
      3 miles
      2019 NZ NISS Enduro1 - PNP Draft1
      1 miles

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      Snail Trail At Night
      552 | Oct 18, 2014 , Lower Hutt
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      786 | Oct 18, 2014 , Lower Hutt
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