4 miles
Distance
2,706 ft
Climb
-2,184 ft
Descent
1,316 ft
High Point

Alternative grade 4 (advanced) route to the summit from the end of Sally Alley. Taking in Missing Link, the top of Leaping Lizard and Nikau Valley and it includes some of the more remote and natural style trails in the park.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Missing Link & Nikau Valley Lap mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    522 ft
  • Altitude min
    483 ft
  • Altitude start
    794 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,316 ft
  • Grade
    2.2%
  • Grade max
    -66.843%
  • Grade min
    68.915%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,104 ft
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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 Trail, Wellington, NZ (static cam)
Leaping Lizard Trail, Wellington, NZ (static cam)
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New Upper Leaping Lizard Trail, Makara Peak, Wellington, NZ
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Leaping Lizard : Makara Peak 14/4/18
Leaping Lizard : Makara Peak 14/4/18
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Missing Link
Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Nov 15, 2018
Aratihi
Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Nov 15, 2018
Nikau Valley
Nov 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Nov 15, 2018
Snake Charmer
Oct 17, 2018 @ 10:23am
Oct 17, 2018
Leaping Lizard
Sep 15, 2018 @ 12:00pm
Sep 15, 2018
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