2 miles
Distance
1,152 ft
Climb
-580 ft
Descent
00:23:24
Avg time

Link Details

  • Riding area
    Whareroa Farm
    Paraparaumu
  • AKA
    zig zag
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • 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

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Link mountain 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
    00:23:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:29
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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Link Trail Reports

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Jan 3, 2018 @ 7:29pm
Jan 3, 2018
Very dry and a fair bit of gorse. Nice uphill track.
Oct 10, 2017 @ 7:16pm
Oct 10, 2017
Feb 25, 2017 @ 11:41am
Feb 25, 2017
Easy riding
Dec 16, 2016 @ 11:33pm
Dec 16, 2016
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps)
Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:23am
Apr 19, 2016
Still dry and hard, despite being mid April.
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Jan 3, 2018 @ 7:32pm
Jan 3, 2018
Link, My City
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Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:36am
Jul 8, 2017
Link, My City
16 |
Jul 8, 2017 @ 4:36am
Jul 8, 2017
Link, My City
42 |
Feb 25, 2017 @ 11:41am
Feb 25, 2017
Link, Porirua

1 Review & 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.
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