2 miles
Distance
1,870 ft
Climb
-552 ft
Descent
00:40:36
Avg time

Tip Track Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Te Kopahou Reserve
    Wellington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Advanced (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

The nastiest (and shortest) route to the top of Hawkins Hill. It's steep Really steep, but not technically challenging, but an Advanced level ride. Doing hill reps of the Tip Track makes great Karapoti Classic training.

More Stats for Tip Track bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,320 ft
  • Altitude min
    125 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,452 ft
  • Altitude start
    127 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,448 ft
  • Grade
    10.866%
  • Grade max
    -53.023%
  • Grade min
    74.234%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3,665 ft
  • Distance flat
    507 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:38
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Status:
on Mar 22, 2019
Dry
Avg: 2.5 (2 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not 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
      Directions to tip-track trailhead (-41.331760, 174.757120)
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      Tip Track Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 22, 2019 @ 6:33pm
      Mar 22, 2019
      Mar 9, 2019 @ 5:05pm
      Mar 9, 2019
      Bit muddy with the recent downpour. Nothing serious.
      Dec 26, 2018 @ 9:56pm
      Dec 26, 2018
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 10:15pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      A slip covering most of the track. From all the rain obviously!
      Jun 10, 2017 @ 2:00am
      Jun 10, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 75 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 677 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      161 |
      Sep 18, 2016 @ 6:26pm
      Sep 18, 2016
      117 |
      Sep 18, 2016 @ 6:26pm
      Sep 18, 2016
      145 |
      May 1, 2015 @ 4:02am
      May 1, 2015
      147 |
      May 1, 2015 @ 4:02am
      May 1, 2015

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      Wellington MTB - Tip Track to Red Rocks
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