1 miles
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-270 ft
Descent
1,123 ft
High Point

Waitangirua Ridge Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking

For most of its length this track has a grassy surface. Combining the occasional herd of cattle with a bit of rain makes for a challenging mix of deep mud and "landmines". At a saddle point there's a gate that is especially prone to extreme muckiness – best to jump the fence to avoid that area.
Although this track can be ridden in either direction, it is easier as a descent from Belmont Road, providing an alternative to the upper parts of Hill Road. If climbing from Hill Road, the initial climb isn't as steep as it looks, though some parts further up are a bit steeper.

Access Info

The northern (top) end of the track heads up between the radio masts from the intersection of Hill Road, Belmont Road, and Duck Creek. An alternative entry is down Belmont Road, almost 0.3km east of the intersection.
The southern (bottom) end of the track is about 0.8km from the bottom of Hill Road, at a sign-posted track on the eastern side of the road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Waitangirua Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -259 ft
  • Altitude min
    853 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,112 ft
  • Altitude end
    853 ft
  • Grade
    -3.324%
  • Grade max
    -79.081%
  • Grade min
    8.767%
  • Distance climb
    140 ft
  • Distance down
    793 ft
  • Distance flat
    4,691 ft
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May 7, 2017 @ 10:54pm
May 7, 2017
Waitangirua Ridge, Lower Hutt

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