3 miles
Distance
950 ft
Climb
-948 ft
Descent
758 ft
High Point

A short loop of the lower part of Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park which includes two of the easiest tracks in the park - Koru and Lazy Fern.

This is a good introduction to the park, especially for beginners. Koru climbs at a moderate gradient initially and then flattens out a bit for the second half. There are plenty of spots to stop for a breather and to enjoy the native forest and birdsong.

Lazy Fern is an easy, fun track with a well maintained, smooth surface, that winds it's way back to the main car park through well established native bush.

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Trails in Route

Koru3 miles
Lazy Fern2 miles

Details

More Stats for Makara Peak Easy Lower Loop (Koru and Lazy Fern) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    393 ft
  • Altitude start
    436 ft
  • Altitude end
    438 ft
  • Grade
    0.016%
  • Grade max
    -47.837%
  • Grade min
    46.682%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    988 ft
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Lazy Fern
Nov 9, 2018 @ 10:28pm
Nov 9, 2018
Utterly sodden. Couple bits of clay on corners are a little greasy, but all rideable if you're not a beginner.
Koru
Nov 9, 2018 @ 10:25pm
Nov 9, 2018
Wet. Wet wet wet. Riding alright, just be prepared to get dirty.
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