Belmont Regional Park, Wellington, New Zealand
Short, steep climb to the summit of Round Knob.
Bike and Foot
Round Knob, as the name suggests, is an approximately circular hill top that affords great views over the Belmont Regional Park.
Technically the track doesn't actually go up to the summit of Round Knob, but rather just skirts around the side. Ignore the lack of a track and go to the summit anyway. Then enjoy the challenge of riding down the very steep rippled hillside surface.
From the OCR Belmont intersection there is an short though intimidating looking initial section that runs straight up the hill. Instead of taking the direct route, follow the easier sheep trails that zig-zig up the hill - those sheep ain't dumb.
This track branches off OCR Belmont, at a clearly marked major intersection on a saddle point below Round Knob.
29 Mar 2009 by Ian
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