1 miles
Distance
939 ft
Climb
-460 ft
Descent
00:16:10
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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Bridge
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12501 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • 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 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
    00:16:10
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Status:
on Apr 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to aratihi trailhead (-41.296070, 174.706680)
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      Aratihi Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 21, 2019 @ 4:57pm
      Apr 21, 2019
      Mar 17, 2019 @ 11:30pm
      Mar 17, 2019
      Mar 14, 2019 @ 1:00am
      Mar 14, 2019
      reporter Closed due to Transpower working on powerlines
      Mar 7, 2019 @ 9:00pm
      Mar 7, 2019
      reporter
      Mar 6, 2019 @ 8:00pm
      Mar 6, 2019
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 456 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,421 rides
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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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