1 miles
Distance
589 ft
Climb
-117 ft
Descent
00:21:02
Avg time

Upper Utiwai Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Land Manager

The Upper section of the lookout climb progresses into intermediate grade to respect the native vegetation and lessen the ecological effects. It passes through some great native trees, some canopy, and some still regenerating forest. Uphill only for bikes, two way for foot traffic

Access Info

Lower Utiwai for bikes, foot traffic can also access from the lookout

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Utiwai mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    472 ft
  • Altitude min
    659 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,132 ft
  • Altitude start
    659 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,132 ft
  • Grade
    6.469%
  • Grade max
    -18.247%
  • Grade min
    34.74%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,608 ft
  • Distance flat
    352 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:02
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Status:
on Apr 15, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Upper Utiwai Trail Reports

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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:46am
Apr 15, 2018
Upper Utiwai is very muddy and slick during heavy rain and for 1-2 days after heavy rain. Otherwise it is hard and smooth
Apr 8, 2018 @ 2:00pm
Apr 8, 2018
Apr 7, 2018 @ 12:54am
Apr 7, 2018
reporter EVENT! Trails Closed for exclusive use of Porirua Grand Traverse Participants
Mar 23, 2018 @ 6:08pm
Mar 23, 2018
I have ripped off my rear derailleur due to mud + grass wounded on the chain during the ride. Probably not the best idea to ride there after a...
Mar 18, 2018 @ 8:47pm
Mar 18, 2018
An amazing track!
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Routes with this trail

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Porirua Grand Traverse 2018 race
17 miles

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 0
flag wellieegee (Mar 3, 2018 at 16:04)
 Groomed up trail, similar to 2 x The Doctor
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  • + 0
flag AndyGNZ (Mar 30, 2018 at 0:53)
 Cookie dough mud when damp
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