5,263 ft
Distance
399 ft
Climb
-599 ft
Descent
00:09:51
Avg time

Nikau Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Land Manager

This track winds through regenerating bush from about half way down Leaping Lizard (end of the middle section) to Missing Link. It is narrow and slippery in wet weather. Be careful of the steep drop offs.

Built by Makara Peak Supporters in 2000/2001.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Nikau mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -200 ft
  • Altitude min
    481 ft
  • Altitude max
    881 ft
  • Altitude start
    853 ft
  • Altitude end
    653 ft
  • Grade max
    -97.306%
  • Grade min
    93.355%
  • Distance climb
    2,065 ft
  • Distance down
    2,505 ft
  • Distance flat
    694 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:51
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Status:
on Sep 13, 2015
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Nikau Trail Reports

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Sep 13, 2015 @ 1:26am
Sep 13, 2015
Dry except a couple of puddles. Perfect riding conditions.
May 24, 2015 @ 2:49am
May 24, 2015
Bordering on advanced difficulty ATM. Riding awesome. Go.
Mar 28, 2015 @ 2:57pm
Mar 28, 2015
Good times with a bit of surface mud. Put on some BIG tyres and you'll be fine. Try not to skid!
Jan 20, 2015 @ 6:45pm
Jan 20, 2015
Becoming rather overgrown!
Jan 4, 2015 @ 12:24am
Jan 4, 2015
Bit overgrown!
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Downhill portion of Nikau
3:30 | 31 | May 29, 2016 , Wellington
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