8 miles
Distance
2,990 ft
Climb
-2,991 ft
Descent
1,316 ft
High Point

Tired of Koru and looking for an alternative to the usual intermediate or grade 3 lap of Makara Peak?

Try parking at Karori Park or Muds Cycles and head up to the entrance on St Albans Ave.

Rimu, Miro and the recently opened Magic Carpet loop are a great way to warm up with some gentle singletrack before heading up and over the suspension bridge to the summit. The suggested route follows the grade 3 trails back to the main carpark. Alternatively you could head north down Zac's, Varleys and Wahine or pick and choose your decent based on what takes your fancy.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
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  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for Makara Peak alternative intermediate loop from Karori Park mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    436 ft
  • Altitude start
    462 ft
  • Altitude end
    462 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -63.771%
  • Grade min
    59.737%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,945 ft
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