Lazy Fern Details
Fun family friendly downhill trail back to the car park. The trail is 1.2m wide, with wide sweeping switchbacks, smooth surface and of a gentle downward gradient making this suitable for beginners, but can still be fun for those more advanced riders. This is the second half of the 'easy' loop that starts with the Koru uphill track. Lazy Fern starts across the 4WD track at the top of Koru and the track goes through some of the best bush that Makara Peak has to offer.
Built by Makara Peak volunteers, WCC contractors and staff during 2006-2008.
Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lazy Fern mountain bike trail
Altitude change-293 ft
Altitude min439 ft
Altitude max735 ft
Altitude start731 ft
Altitude end439 ft
Distance climb2,005 ft
Distance down3,579 ft
Distance flat270 ft
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Routes with this trail
|Makara Peak Lower Peak Intermediate Loop||5 miles|
|Makara Peak Easy Lower Loop (Koru and Lazy Fern)||3 miles|
|Kids and Beginners shuttles (Allington Rd to main carpark)||2 miles|
|Some tasty tech runs - with a nasty climb||6 miles|
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