4,140 ft
Distance
238 ft
Climb
-35 ft
Descent
00:09:43
Avg time

Te Araroa (spicer) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #21533 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 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) mountain 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
    00:09:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:57
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Status:
on Feb 3, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less 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
  • Ideal
  • 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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      Te Araroa (spicer) Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Feb 3, 2020
      Feb 3, 2020 @ 4:38pm
      Feb 3, 2020
      Mar 1, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Mar 1, 2019
      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....
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 53 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
      All
      • 148 rides
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      Photos

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      50 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 2:49am
      Aug 4, 2018

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      Spicer Forest Dual Use Trail, Wellington, NZ
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