6 miles
Distance
2,995 ft
Climb
-3,117 ft
Descent
1,114 ft
High Point

An Advanced grade loop taking you out to the wilds of Makara Peak.

Harder than an Intermediate grade due to Upper Leaping Lizard and Leaping Lizard. This loop (riding back to the car park along Sth Karori Rd), takes you out to the quieter southern end of the park where the old school rugged trails are. If Leaping Lizard was just too much fun, head back up Possum Bait Line (physically hard uphill track), tack on Nikau out to Missing Link and head back up again.

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More Stats for Makara Peak Out The Back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    305 ft
  • Altitude start
    431 ft
  • Altitude end
    310 ft
  • Grade
    -0.378%
  • Grade max
    -71.719%
  • Grade min
    81.196%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,849 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Leaping Lizard
Leaping Lizard
1:12 | 109 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 29, 2017
Makara Peak
Upper leaping Lizard
Upper leaping Lizard
2:26 | 71 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 29, 2017
Makara Peak dry summer
Last half of Sally Allley
Last half of Sally Allley
1:47 | 126 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 5, 2016
first dry weekend!

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Aratihi
Jun 16, 2018 @ 3:06pm
1 days
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Jun 15, 2018 @ 11:43pm
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Getting a bit muddy
Sally Alley
Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:39pm
2 days
Missing Link
Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:39pm
2 days
Upper Leaping Lizard
Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:39pm
2 days
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