967 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-291 ft
Descent
306 ft
High Point
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of TopaTopa Trail

TopaTopa Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Centennial Reserve
    Wellington
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Season
    Summer
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Other
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 25 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2019
  • Land Manager
    Wellington City Council

TopaTopa is a very steep trail with a very loose riding surface in places as well as numerous unmarked trail features. The trail starts off of Prison Road in Maupuia on the western side of the Miramar Peninsula and descends to the coast. Riders can pedal back up Piki Ki Maupuia to do another lap.

Built by team from the Miramar Track Project / Wellington Mountsin Bike Club with the permission of the Wellington City Council.

The track is very steep in places with limited traction in both the wet and the dry, includes a significant drop (with a b-line) but rest of the trail is a single Grade 5 line. Built in late 2018 / early 2019.

Access Info

Off of Prison Road above Countess Close

Local Trail Association
More Stats for TopaTopa mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -281 ft
  • Altitude min
    25 ft
  • Altitude start
    306 ft
  • Altitude end
    25 ft
  • Grade
    -29.076%
  • Grade max
    -54.514%
  • Grade min
    14.502%
  • Distance climb
    70 ft
  • Distance down
    897 ft
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Status:
on Mar 4, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (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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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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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      TopaTopa Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 4, 2020 @ 7:14pm
      Mar 4, 2020
      Even on foot hard to get down without eating dust
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 46 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      30 |
      Nov 5, 2019 @ 9:45pm
      Nov 5, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag longliveenduro (Jan 19, 2020 at 13:05)
       Awesome, more of this please!
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