1.4 miles
Distance
747 ft
Climb
-19 ft
Descent
00:28:29
Avg time

Kaka (Up) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Teetotal
    St Arnaud
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #37685 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

This trail is by far the best, and most popular means of climbing to the top of the park. A nice, flowing descent too (and an easier option than the other tracks).

Access Info

Part way around the Skating Pond Loop.

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More Stats for Kaka (Up) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    728 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,005 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,732 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,005 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,733 ft
  • Grade
    9.8%
  • Grade max
    -8.2%
  • Grade min
    51.2%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    407 ft
  • Distance flat
    144 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:02
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on Apr 24, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (11 votes)
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      Kaka (Up) Trail Reports

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      Apr 24, 2024 @ 5:59pm
      Apr 24, 2024
      Tree down across trail. Biggest is About 400mm diameter chainsaw required.
      Apr 6, 2023 @ 9:01pm
      Apr 6, 2023
      tree 40mm across track
      Feb 22, 2023 @ 9:56pm
      Feb 22, 2023
      Feb 10, 2023 @ 4:18pm
      Feb 10, 2023
      Nice ride, track dry enough, just of smidgen of water held in some dips. Otherwise great.
      Apr 10, 2022 @ 3:28pm
      Apr 10, 2022
      Gets the old pump going, nice climb, birdlife is actually very cool and gives extra energy.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 32 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 408 rides
      • Last: May 26, 2024

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      Mar 7, 2023 @ 8:20pm
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      Feb 28, 2023 @ 4:10pm
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      Feb 28, 2023 @ 4:10pm
      Feb 28, 2023

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