7 miles
Distance
3,211 ft
Climb
-3,210 ft
Descent
1,318 ft
High Point

The easiest full loop of Makara Peak utilises easy and intermediate grade tracks and includes crossing the 72m Wild at Heart swing bridge on the way to the summit. It then uses fast flowy single track back to the main car park on South Karori Road.

With plenty of spots to stop to admire views and native bush (and catch your breath) it's the best option for riders who have tested themselves on the lower peak and are keen to make it up to the summit.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag aer0 (Sep 27, 2018 at 14:41)
 Technically if you wanted to make this the easiest loop wouldnt you do Lazy fern rather than SWIGG/Starfish?
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More Stats for Makara Peak Intermediate Loop (feat. Upswing and Peak Flow) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    393 ft
  • Altitude start
    440 ft
  • Altitude end
    440 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -66.759%
  • Grade min
    90.652%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,863 ft
Avg: 3.5 (4 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Makara - Smokin' (Tighter Go Pro Chest Mount Straps for SJ4000)
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Makara Peak - Smokin Fork View
Makara Peak - Smokin Fork View
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