6.1 miles
Distance
2,995 ft
Climb
-3,117 ft
Descent
1,114 ft
High Point

An Advanced grade loop taking you out to the wilds of Makara Peak.

Harder than an Intermediate grade due to Upper Leaping Lizard and Leaping Lizard. This loop (riding back to the car park along Sth Karori Rd), takes you out to the quieter southern end of the park where the old school rugged trails are. If Leaping Lizard was just too much fun, head back up Possum Bait Line (physically hard uphill track), tack on Nikau out to Missing Link and head back up again.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Makara Peak Out The Back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    305 ft
  • Altitude start
    431 ft
  • Altitude end
    310 ft
  • Grade
    -0.378%
  • Grade max
    -71.719%
  • Grade min
    81.196%
  • Distance climb
    2.8 miles
  • Distance down
    3.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,849 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Last half of Sally Allley
Last half of Sally Allley
1:47 | 18 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 5, 2016
first dry weekend!
Lizard!
Lizard!
1:09 | 22 | comments: 0 | favs:
May 29, 2016
Sunny MLL
Missing Link - Makara Peak, Wellington
Missing Link - Makara Peak, Wellington
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May 13, 2015
Ed and Matt taking advantage of a break in the weather on Missing Link

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Dec 3, 2015
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Nov 26, 2015 @ 5:55pm
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