Peaking Ridge

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AVERAGE RATING
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3.50 out of 5
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Expert
24
km

Singletrack
↑ 2,700 m
↓ 2,700 m
48
elevation (m)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
After riding up the forestry roads to the Fringed Hill radio masts you'll start riding hiking trails through native forest. For bikers they are intensely technical with roots, drop-offs, sharp corners, narrow gaps and unrideable sections.

Ride-push along the ridge for two kilometers where you'll see two signs pointing to the left; an old one saying Peaking Ridge and a new one saying Sunshine Ridge. You'll ride down both ridges; Sunshine first, then Peaking.

Eventually, you'll come out on the Dun Mountain Trail which you'll follow back down to Maitai Valley.

Best not to go by yourself or without a topo map, food, water and your cell phone!
added by Jim CummingsWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Granny Gear

August 4, 2015
Horricane Granny Gear  
 
Review: Largely 4wd up. Rooty goodness down.

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World Champ

February 10, 2015
 
Review: This is a very rugged back-country ride along hiking tracks that will maim you if you are not an expert rider. Before you start you will have a warm-up climb on forestry roads, gaining nearly 800 metres. Then comes the long, long ride back down!

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Peaking Ridge MTB Trail 3.50 out of 5 based on 2 ratings. 2 user reviews.
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