1 miles
Distance
939 ft
Climb
-460 ft
Descent
00:15:44
Avg time

Aratihi Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Wellington City Council

Moderate gradient climbing track from the end of Missing Link to the Summit and part of the Grand Loop network of tracks. The first 1/3 of the track is the steepest before becoming gentler over the last 2/3.

Built by Makara Peak volunteers from 2003-2006.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Aratihi mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    480 ft
  • Altitude min
    777 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,270 ft
  • Altitude start
    777 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,257 ft
  • Grade
    6.605%
  • Grade max
    -45.21%
  • Grade min
    64.502%
  • Distance climb
    4,084 ft
  • Distance down
    2,517 ft
  • Distance flat
    662 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:44
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Status:
on Jan 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.85 (6 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to aratihi trailhead (-41.296070, 174.706680)
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Aratihi Trail Reports

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Jan 2, 2018 @ 2:07pm
Jan 2, 2018
Dec 19, 2017 @ 11:00pm
Dec 19, 2017
Trail has had a lot of work done to fix up the rain damage from winter.
Sep 4, 2017 @ 2:32am
Sep 4, 2017
Ruts at start of track have been travelled. But not further on However these are not as severe & are mostly rideable.
Jul 19, 2017 @ 2:50am
Jul 19, 2017
Considerable ruts near the start
Jul 19, 2017 @ 2:49am
Jul 19, 2017
Few sections of large puddles no draining away. Near the start it is extremely rutted in 3 separate places
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Jam-nz (Jan 9, 2018 at 1:55)
 Dry and a few ruts. Still good.
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