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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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Lazy Fern
      Jan 4, 2019 @ 5:03pm
      Jan 4, 2019
      Koru
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 12:18pm
      Jan 2, 2019
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