4,297 ft
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-583 ft
Descent
00:07:04
Avg time

Ridgeline Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop
  • Global Ranking
    #5739
  • Land Manager

The first track built at Makara Peak! Technical track that first traverses and climbs a rocky ridgeline, then drops down steeply with tight switchback, rutted and rocky corners. A Makara Peak classic and part of one of the main circuits in the park.

Built by Mountain Bike volunteers in 1998. Two long deviations were built in 2001 to lessen the gradient.

Access Info

Starts from Makara Peak summit, heading east. Finishes at the start of Ridgeline Extension and the Three Brothers track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ridgeline mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -433 ft
  • Altitude min
    886 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,319 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,319 ft
  • Altitude end
    886 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.299%
  • Grade min
    41.877%
  • Distance climb
    1,192 ft
  • Distance down
    2,950 ft
  • Distance flat
    155 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:04
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Status:
on Oct 8, 2016
Avg: 4.6 (6 votes)

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Ridgeline Trail Reports

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Oct 8, 2016 @ 12:33am
Oct 8, 2016
Jul 10, 2016 @ 12:34am
Jul 10, 2016
Jun 24, 2016 @ 8:41pm
Jun 24, 2016
The supporters have broken up the rocks on the steep climb and it is now rideable.
Jun 12, 2016 @ 1:53am
Jun 12, 2016
Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:08am
Apr 28, 2016
Recently "modified" down to a grade 4 reflecting Makara Peak's apparent drive to cater to the masses, despite an abundance of intermediate tracks...
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Apr 28, 2016 @ 1:13am
Apr 28, 2016
Ridgeline, My City

Routes with this trail

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Makara Peak Lower Loop
4.9 miles
Easy Makara Loop
6.3 miles

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Ridgeline in the Wet
2:36 | 34 | May 29, 2016 , Wellington
Lower half of Ridgeline
2:15 | 19 | May 21, 2016 , Wellington
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