6.2 miles
2,139 ft
-1,482 ft
Avg time

Skyline Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This dual use track runs North and South along the ridge between Old Coach Road in Johnsonville and Makara Saddle in Karori. Although only graded as "Intermediate", the climbs are steep and some of the switchbacks and single track sections are more "Advanced" to "Expert" level.

More Stats for Skyline mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    656 ft
  • Altitude min
    723 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,385 ft
  • Altitude start
    725 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,381 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    2.6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,240 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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on Dec 28, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (4 votes)

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Directions to skyline-25737 trailhead (-41.282050, 174.717730)
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Skyline Trail Reports

Dec 28, 2016 @ 11:26am
Dec 28, 2016
Mar 12, 2016 @ 8:50pm
Mar 12, 2016
Dec 3, 2015 @ 11:29am
Dec 3, 2015
Trail dry and some upgrades of the trail surface going on towards the Karori end.
Aug 15, 2015 @ 1:37pm
Aug 15, 2015
With the recent rain the cattle has trashed the track in the usual places. Expect significant bogs in places so consider using the farm tracks to...
Feb 11, 2015 @ 8:45pm
Feb 11, 2015
Mostly clear. Some veg control has happened down the Karori end, but there are a few spots of gorse that are happy to attack you where the...
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