8.7 miles
3,637 ft
-3,151 ft
2,428 ft
High Point

Maungatapu Track Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating

Popular short cut to Nelson crossing the Bryant Range following a steep 4WD pylon track.

Access Info

Pelorus Bridge (Maungatapu rd)
Nelson (Maitai Valley road)

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More Stats for Maungatapu Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    486 ft
  • Altitude min
    257 ft
  • Altitude start
    257 ft
  • Altitude end
    742 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4.0 miles
  • Distance down
    4.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,599 ft
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Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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1 Review & Comments

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flag YogiNZ TRAILFORKS (Jul 23, 2015 at 13:26)
 Horrible ride in amazing country and scenery.... 4/5 stars!

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