8 miles
Distance
2,200 ft
Climb
-1,804 ft
Descent
1,519 ft
High Point

The little brother to the Karapoti Classic

Offers great views of the Tararua range, especially in spring.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Karapoti challenge mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    422 ft
  • Altitude start
    435 ft
  • Altitude end
    831 ft
  • Grade
    0.955%
  • Grade max
    -87.504%
  • Grade min
    51.121%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,122 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

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Oct 14, 2016 @ 9:43pm
Oct 14, 2016
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