9.1 miles
2,718 ft
-1,621 ft
Avg time

Minaret Burn Track Details

  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    All year
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

A number of rivers and especially Rumbling Burn cross the track before the climb. If it has been raining recently the rivers may be too fast flowing to safely cross.
The hill climb is a good test of fitness and provides a good challenge to make it to the top without stopping/walking.
There are some beautiful beaches that make great picnic and swimming spots.
The track crosses private land so please respect the landowner's property and livestock. No dogs.

Access Info

The West Wanaka Road leaves Mt Aspiring the beginning of Hospital Flat, follow it to the car park at Homestead Bay.

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More Stats for Minaret Burn Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,097 ft
  • Altitude min
    844 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,077 ft
  • Altitude start
    844 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,940 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4.7 miles
  • Distance down
    3.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,909 ft
  • Avg time
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