1 miles
939 ft
-460 ft
Avg time

Aratihi Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
  • Ride in rain
  • 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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,084 ft
  • Distance down
    2,517 ft
  • Distance flat
    662 ft
  • Avg time
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on Sep 4, 2017
Avg: 3.8 (5 votes)

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Aratihi Trail Reports

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
Jul 8, 2017 @ 6:55pm
Jul 8, 2017
1st 3rd becoming rutted. Slippery and muddy in places. In keeping with allowing the 1st 2/3rds of track to degrade for advanced intermediate...
Oct 2, 2016 @ 5:54pm
Oct 2, 2016
Damp in sections but is well drained. Has had recent maintenance to the last section so rides well
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