6 miles
Distance
2,634 ft
Climb
-2,634 ft
Descent
1,319 ft
High Point

My first route attempt - pretty unpleasant I must say!

The climb turns nasty up snake charmer but once at the summit, it's long technical downs: T3 & Vertigo. Some average traversing after popping out in suburbia (eek!), but it culminates in faster technical descents with Live Wires

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Some tasty tech runs - with a nasty climb mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    390 ft
  • Altitude start
    390 ft
  • Altitude end
    390 ft
  • Grade max
    -66.613%
  • Grade min
    77.605%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,416 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
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Trail transparency
Makara Peak Ridgeline Extension
Makara Peak Ridgeline Extension
2:14 | 3 | comments: 0 | favs:
Dec 13, 2018
Makara Bike Park -  Vertigo
Makara Bike Park - Vertigo
trail: Vertigo
6:43 | 70 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 2, 2018
Top half of vertigo - Makara Peak, Wellington
Top half of vertigo - Makara Peak, Wellington
trail: Vertigo
3:39 | 24 | comments: 0 | favs:
Oct 2, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Smokin'
Dec 18, 2018 @ 7:15pm
6 hours
Lower section is quite overgrown, needs cutting back reporter
Vertigo
Dec 18, 2018 @ 7:10pm
6 hours
Very deep rut at the bottom of the section down the ridge. Stay high if possible. Otherwise running well. reporter
Varley's
Dec 18, 2018 @ 7:08pm
6 hours
Very overgrown at the moment. WCC cutting team due through soon to clear it, reporter
Live Wires
Dec 10, 2018 @ 3:19pm
Dec 10, 2018
Ridgeline Extension
Dec 10, 2018 @ 3:19pm
Dec 10, 2018
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