4,140 ft
Distance
238 ft
Climb
-35 ft
Descent
00:10:12
Avg time

Te Araroa (spicer) Details

  • Riding Area
    Spicer Forest
    Porirua
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #21533 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2012

Part of the pathway of newzealand

Access Info

South colonial knob walkway or ohariu valley rd end

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Araroa (spicer) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    202 ft
  • Altitude min
    555 ft
  • Altitude max
    757 ft
  • Altitude start
    555 ft
  • Altitude end
    757 ft
  • Grade
    4.887%
  • Grade max
    -27.334%
  • Grade min
    35.175%
  • Distance climb
    2,057 ft
  • Distance down
    464 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,619 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:28
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2018
Variable
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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 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
Directions to te-araroa-spicer trailhead (-41.170860, 174.802860)
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Te Araroa (spicer) Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 8, 2018 @ 7:22pm
Jun 8, 2018
Riding well. Muddy in places
Mar 2, 2018 @ 11:28pm
Mar 2, 2018
Excellent track tree still across the track but no problem. Beautiful location as you ride down thru the winding track onto Ohariu Valley Road....
Sep 23, 2016 @ 10:51pm
Sep 23, 2016
Pine tree fallen across track otherwise rideable
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Aug 4, 2018 @ 2:49am
Aug 4, 2018
Te Araroa (spicer), Lower Hutt
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Aug 4, 2018 @ 1:20am
Aug 4, 2018
Te Araroa (spicer), Lower Hutt

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Spicer Forest Dual Use Trail, Wellington, NZ
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