1.1 miles
289 ft
-581 ft
Avg time

Lazy Fern Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Ride in rain
  • Global Ranking

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
    -292 ft
  • Altitude min
    440 ft
  • Altitude max
    734 ft
  • Altitude start
    731 ft
  • Altitude end
    440 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,005 ft
  • Distance down
    3,467 ft
  • Distance flat
    156 ft
  • Avg time
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on Mar 30, 2017
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Lazy Fern Trail Reports

Mar 30, 2017 @ 6:24pm
Mar 30, 2017
Sticky but good
Mar 25, 2017 @ 8:15pm
Mar 25, 2017
Oct 19, 2015 @ 11:29pm
Oct 19, 2015
Dry and looking good after the winter workparties
Mar 13, 2015 @ 6:21pm
Mar 13, 2015
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