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Location and details of WCC tracks within the Wellington City area. Note that this data is updated regularly.Description of fields and the contents shown:TYPE (of track) Definition/reason 4WD 4WD vehicle accessible Accessway Roading through path Shared Use Shared with other types of users, pedestrians, bikes, cars, horses Mountain Bike Track Used for mountain biking and will have mountain bike classification/grade applied Road Section Section of track network on street/road/footpath network, usually connecting major walkways e.g. Northern Walkway Walking Track Used for walking and will have walking track classification applied Walking Track Classification Definition/reason Path Well formed, easy walking, suitable for all ages and most fitness levels. Access on durable surface (concrete, chip seal, asphalt, compacted gravel etc) Short Walk Short Walks shall be well formed and provide for up to one hour’s easy walking suitable for most ages and fitness levels Walking Track Walking Tracks cater for those who want an extended walk that takes from a few minutes to one full-day return. These tracks are usually reasonably easy day trips and are required to be of a standard to enable use by relatively inexperienced visitors with a low level of backcountry skill and wanting a low level of risk Tramping Track Tramping Tracks generally follow the lie of the land and are commonly not formed and cater for including trampers, hunters etc. A few may be suitable for mountain-bikers as well as pedestrians Route Routes are generally unformed and lightly cut and cater for experienced backcountry users who have navigation and river-crossing skills Referenced from NZ Standard (SNZ HB 8630:2004) - http://hutsandtracks.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/SNZ-Tracks-and-Outdoor-Visitor-Structures-Handbook.pdf Mountain Bike Track Classification Definition/reason Beginner Also known as Grade 1 - Fairly flat, wide, smooth track or gravel road Easy Also known as Grade 2 - Mostly flat with some gentle climbs on smooth track with easily avoidable obstacles such as rocks and potholes. Intermediate Also known as Grade 3 - Steep slopes and/or avoidable obstacles possibly on narrow track and/or with poor traction. There may be exposure at the track’s outside edge. Advanced Also known as Grade 4 - A mixture of long, steep climbs, narrow track, poor traction and obstacles that are difficult to avoid or jump over. Generally exposed at the track’s outside edge. Most riders will find some sections easier to walk. Expert Also known as Grade 5 - Technically challenging. Giant climbs, narrow track and numerous hazards including dangerous drop-offs, sharp corners and difficult obstacles. Expect walking and possibly bike carrying. Extreme Also known as Grade 6 - Downhill/free ride specific tracks. Extremely steep sections with large drop-offs and other unavoidable obstacles. May include man made structures and jumps. Referenced from the Kennet Brothers Grading System adopted by DOC and WCC - http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/things-to-do/mountain-biking/track-grades/  Mountain Bike Track Type Definition/reason 4WD – Shared Use Wide 4WD or gravel vehicle track - usually shared with service vehicles Single Track - Bike Priority Single track or singletrack is a narrow mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike. Bikes have priority over other users. Single Track - Shared Use Single track or singletrack is a narrow shared use/mountain biking trail that is approximately the width of the bike. Downhill Usually a steep, rough single track terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles. N/A N/A – Track is not used as a mountain bike track Mountain Bike Track Direction Definition/reason Uphill Uphill mountain bike track direction Downhill Downhill mountain bike track direction Two Way Two way mountain bike track direction N/A N/A Vehicle Accessible Definition/reason Yes Track accessible by vehicle No Track not accessible by vehicle Horse Permitted Definition/reason Yes Horse access to track permitted No Horse access to track not permitted Electric Bike Permitted Definition/reason Yes Electric bike access to track permitted No Electric bike access to track not permitted Mountain Bike Track Style Definition/reason Beginner Loop Track Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Downhill Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Downhill/Techy Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Downhill/X-Country Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Flow Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Flow – Kids/Beginner Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Flow/Skills Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Kids/Beginner Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Steep Climb Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Techy Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. Techy/X-Country Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. X-Country Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field. X-Country/Flow Free text field which can be used to define the ‘Style’ of mountain bike riding on that track section includes a few common terms as listed under style currently. This can be added to as required as it is not a domain field.

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  • OBJECTID
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  • Shape
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  • type
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    {"value"=>"Walking Track", "count"=>810, "code"=>"Walking Track"} (), {"value"=>"Shared Use", "count"=>423, "code"=>"Shared Use"} (), {"value"=>"Mountain Bike Track", "count"=>94, "code"=>"Mountain Bike Track"} (), {"value"=>"Road Section", "count"=>29, "code"=>"Road Section"} (), {"value"=>"4WD", "count"=>27, "code"=>"4WD"} (), {"value"=>"Accessway", "count"=>24, "code"=>"Accessway"} ()
  • Area Name
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    {"value"=>"Botanic Garden", "count"=>334} (), {"value"=>"Otari Wilton's Bush", "count"=>211} (), {"value"=>"Mt Victoria", "count"=>153} (), {"value"=>"Te Ahumairangi Hill", "count"=>65} (), {"value"=>"Makara Peak", "count"=>51} (), {"value"=>"Karori Park", "count"=>37} (), {"value"=>"Central Park", "count"=>31} (), {"value"=>"Bolton Street Cemetery", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"Newtown", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"Wrights Hill", "count"=>24} ()
  • Name of Walkway
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    {"value"=>"track", "count"=>431} (), {"value"=>"Otari Plant Collections", "count"=>115} (), {"value"=>"City to Sea Walkway", "count"=>53} (), {"value"=>"Southern Walkway", "count"=>47} (), {"value"=>"Northern Walkway", "count"=>35} (), {"value"=>"Circular Walk", "count"=>30} (), {"value"=>"Skyline Walkway", "count"=>23} (), {"value"=>"Track", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"Sanctuary to Sea Walkway", "count"=>17} (), {"value"=>"Eastern Walkway", "count"=>13} ()
  • Name 1
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    {"value"=>"track", "count"=>444} (), {"value"=>"Plant Collections", "count"=>115} (), {"value"=>"City to Sea Walkway", "count"=>53} (), {"value"=>"Circular Walk", "count"=>36} (), {"value"=>"Southern Walkway", "count"=>36} (), {"value"=>"Northern Walkway", "count"=>32} (), {"value"=>"Cross Country", "count"=>27} (), {"value"=>"Skyline Walkway", "count"=>19} (), {"value"=>"City to Sea / Northern Walkway", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"Eastern Walkway", "count"=>10} ()
  • Name 2
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    {"value"=>"track", "count"=>335} (), {"value"=>"Plant Collections", "count"=>44} (), {"value"=>"City to Sea Walkway", "count"=>42} (), {"value"=>"Circular Walk", "count"=>40} (), {"value"=>"Rock Garden", "count"=>29} (), {"value"=>"Southern Walkway", "count"=>29} (), {"value"=>"Northern Walkway", "count"=>22} (), {"value"=>"Rose Garden", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"Skyline Walkway", "count"=>17} (), {"value"=>"Mamaku Way", "count"=>13} ()
  • Comments
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    {"value"=>"gravel path in plant collection area", "count"=>65} (), {"value"=>" ", "count"=>56} (), {"value"=>"minor tracks through the Fernery", "count"=>20} (), {"value"=>"link to Founders Entrance", "count"=>20} (), {"value"=>"Lady Norwood Rose Garden", "count"=>18} (), {"value"=>"established track", "count"=>16} (), {"value"=>"link to William Wakefield Way", "count"=>12} (), {"value"=>"minor tracks through the wild garden", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"link to Visitor Centre", "count"=>11} (), {"value"=>"track linking information centre to main entrance and car park", "count"=>10} ()
  • Track Name
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    {"value"=>"Botanic Gardens Secondary", "count"=>252} (), {"value"=>"Track", "count"=>242} (), {"value"=>"Otari", "count"=>124} (), {"value"=>"Botanic Gardens", "count"=>62} (), {"value"=>"City to Sea Walkway", "count"=>53} (), {"value"=>"Southern Walkway", "count"=>41} (), {"value"=>"Northern Walkway", "count"=>35} (), {"value"=>"Circular Walk", "count"=>31} (), {"value"=>"Bolton Street Secondary", "count"=>24} (), {"value"=>"Skyline Walkway", "count"=>19} ()
  • Walking Track Classification
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    {"value"=>"Path", "count"=>550, "code"=>"Path"} (), {"value"=>"Short Walk", "count"=>463, "code"=>"Short Walk"} (), {"value"=>"Walking Track", "count"=>350, "code"=>"Walking Track"} (), {"value"=>"N/A", "count"=>31, "code"=>"N/A"} (), {"value"=>"Tramping Track", "count"=>9, "code"=>"Tramping Track"} (), {"value"=>"NA", "count"=>3, "code"=>"NA"} ()
  • Mountain Bike Track Classification
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    {"value"=>"N/A", "count"=>1108, "code"=>"N/A"} (), {"value"=>"Intermediate", "count"=>161, "code"=>"Intermediate"} (), {"value"=>"Easy", "count"=>67, "code"=>"Easy"} (), {"value"=>"Advanced", "count"=>29, "code"=>"Advanced"} (), {"value"=>"Expert", "count"=>22, "code"=>"Expert"} (), {"value"=>"Beginner", "count"=>9, "code"=>"Beginner"} (), {"value"=>"NA", "count"=>6, "code"=>"NA"} (), {"value"=>"Extreme", "count"=>6, "code"=>"Extreme"} ()
  • Mountain Bike Track Type
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    {"value"=>"N/A", "count"=>1120, "code"=>"N/A"} (), {"value"=>"Single Track - Shared Use", "count"=>139, "code"=>"Single Track - Shared Use"} (), {"value"=>"4WD - Shared Use", "count"=>78, "code"=>"4WD - Shared Use"} (), {"value"=>"Single Track - Bike Priority", "count"=>54, "code"=>"Single Track - Bike Priority"} (), {"value"=>"Downhill", "count"=>17, "code"=>"Downhill"} ()
  • Mountain Bike Track Direction
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    {"value"=>"N/A", "count"=>1117, "code"=>"N/A"} (), {"value"=>"Two Way", "count"=>199, "code"=>"Two Way"} (), {"value"=>"Downhill", "count"=>79, "code"=>"Downhill"} (), {"value"=>"Uphill", "count"=>11, "code"=>"Uphill"} ()
  • Vehicle Accessible
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    {"value"=>"No", "count"=>1164, "code"=>"No"} (), {"value"=>"Yes", "count"=>244, "code"=>"Yes"} ()
  • Horse Permitted
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    {"value"=>"No", "count"=>1408, "code"=>"No"} ()
  • Electric Bike Permitted
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    {"value"=>"No", "count"=>1306, "code"=>"No"} (), {"value"=>"Yes", "count"=>103, "code"=>"Yes"} ()
  • Mountain Bike Track Style
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    {"value"=>"N/A", "count"=>1126} (), {"value"=>"X-Country", "count"=>213} (), {"value"=>"Downhill", "count"=>20} (), {"value"=>"Techy", "count"=>19} (), {"value"=>"Flow", "count"=>4} (), {"value"=>"Kids/Beginner", "count"=>3} (), {"value"=>"Downhill/X-Country", "count"=>3} (), {"value"=>"Kids/beginner", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"Techy/X-Country", "count"=>2} (), {"value"=>"X-Country/Flow", "count"=>2} ()
  • 4WD Accessible
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    {"value"=>"Yes", "count"=>71, "code"=>"Yes"} (), {"value"=>"No", "count"=>17, "code"=>"No"} ()
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