2 miles
Distance
1,152 ft
Climb
-580 ft
Descent
00:25:05
Avg time

Link Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Whareroa Farm
    Paraparaumu
  • AKA
    zig zag
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #26240 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2011
  • Land Manager
    DOC

Link Trail winds its way up the hill of Whareroa Farm to Campbell Mill Road and the top of Red Tape. From the top here you can continue up to the Akatarawa Forest, or loop back around to the carpark via Red Tape.

Access Info

Mackays Crossing sh1

More Stats for Link bike trail
  • Altitude change
    573 ft
  • Altitude min
    135 ft
  • Altitude max
    709 ft
  • Altitude start
    136 ft
  • Altitude end
    709 ft
  • Grade
    5.268%
  • Grade max
    -63.907%
  • Grade min
    103.216%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3,255 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,090 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:29
  • view trail stats
Status:
on Apr 7, 2019
Wet
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

view (1,516)
close
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to link-18158 trailhead (-40.976240, 174.989270)
      update trails status or condition

      Link Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 20 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 294 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,234 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      82 |
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 7:32pm
      Jan 3, 2018
      55 |
      Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:36am
      Jul 8, 2017
      48 |
      Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:36am
      Jul 8, 2017
      47 |
      Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:36am
      Jul 8, 2017

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag KiwiXC (Mar 6, 2017 at 22:36)
       The stream where the old bridge was at the bottom is ever expanding. Otherwise the track is holding up well and not showing much damage from storms during summer. The first stream crossing has been dug out to improve access.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag GrahamPudney (Mar 5, 2019 at 23:46)
       Nice uphill ride.
      [Reply]

      Post a Comment



      You must login to Pinkbike.
      Don't have an account? Sign up

      Join Pinkbike  Login

      Videos

      no videos have been added for Link yet, add a video.
      • subscribe
      • flag
      • login to download gpx or kml files.