4,140 ft
Distance
238 ft
Climb
-35 ft
Descent
00:10:12
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Te Araroa (spicer) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Spicer Forest
    Porirua
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #50318 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #6567 in Trail Running
    • #16834 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 90 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
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Te Araroa (spicer) mountain bike trail 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
    00:05:19
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on Jan 20, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)
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      Te Araroa (spicer) Trail Reports

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      Jan 20, 2024 @ 1:06pm
      Jan 20, 2024
      Dec 19, 2023 @ 5:57pm
      Dec 19, 2023
      Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps) Do everyone a favour and stick to the trail, even if there is a muddy puddle,...
      Jul 2, 2023 @ 1:41pm
      Jul 2, 2023
      Trail in good condition, bit wet and muddy in patches but nothing worse than usual
      Mar 13, 2023 @ 9:48am
      Mar 13, 2023
      Tree over trail was unable to move it
      Jan 13, 2023 @ 11:26am
      Jan 13, 2023
      Tree down at the start of the trail but fine otherwise
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 143 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 761 rides
      • Last: Apr 15, 2024

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      16 |
      Jan 13, 2023 @ 11:32am
      Jan 13, 2023
      19 |
      Oct 25, 2022 @ 8:51pm
      Oct 25, 2022
      57 |
      Sep 16, 2021 @ 1:53am
      Sep 16, 2021
      119 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 2:49am
      Aug 4, 2018

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      Spicer Forest Dual Use Trail, Wellington, NZ
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