1 miles
Distance
388 ft
Climb
-836 ft
Descent
00:05:47
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Peak Flow Trail
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Peak Flow Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #346
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

Peak Flow is a fairly wide digger-built flow track designed to be the easiest descent from the summit of Makara Peak in the direction of the main car park on South Karori Road.

The first section of the track heads down from the summit over a couple of gentle rollers and berms before a short climb takes you to the high point on the track. From there it drops at a steady rate down the southern side of Makara Peak. The trail features well sculptured berms, rollers and small table tops to provide a fast and enjoyable style of track not found elsewhere on Makara Peak.

While Peak Flow is a grade 3 intermediate track, there's plenty of features to keep more highly skilled riders entertained or help riders continue to develop and progress their skills.

From the bottom of Peak Flow riders can continue on intermediate grade trails including Three Brothers, JFK, Smokin and Lazy Fern to the main car park or head back up to the summit for another run via Sally Alley and Upswing.

Access Info

From Makara Peak summit.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Peak Flow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -448 ft
  • Altitude min
    870 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,318 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,318 ft
  • Altitude end
    870 ft
  • Grade
    -7.773%
  • Grade max
    -60.671%
  • Grade min
    54.192%
  • Distance climb
    1,675 ft
  • Distance down
    3,791 ft
  • Distance flat
    291 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:47
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (14 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to peak-flow trailhead (-41.288630, 174.707340)
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Peak Flow Trail Reports

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Aug 18, 2018 @ 4:38pm
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Jul 14, 2018 @ 3:46pm
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Jun 16, 2018 @ 3:06pm
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Jun 15, 2018 @ 4:39pm
Jun 15, 2018
Jun 6, 2018 @ 9:06pm
Jun 6, 2018
Riding well, however it needs to be looked after in this wet weather. Brake bumps are starting to really develop.
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Jul 11, 2018 @ 1:32am
Jul 11, 2018
Peak Flow, Masterton
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Apr 13, 2017 @ 12:12am
Apr 13, 2017
Peak Flow, Wellington
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Apr 13, 2017 @ 12:06am
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Peak Flow, Wellington
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Feb 1, 2016 @ 7:35pm
Feb 1, 2016
Peak Flow, Wellington

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