5,105 ft
Distance
175 ft
Climb
-594 ft
Descent
00:08:42
Avg time

Te Ara o Mahurangi Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2013

The newest addition to Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge is Te Ara o Mahurangi, an exciting new downhill mountain bike trail. This trail takes riders on a fast-paced downhill ride through 2km of native bush, and is rated an intermediate trail, or level 3.

This trail is the result of collaboration between the Te Apiti – Manawatu Gorge Biodiversity Project and the Manawatu Mountain Bike Club, who will continue to maintain this trail. Is not suitable for beginner riders due to some reasonably steep down hill sections. Currently this trail is best avoided after heavy rains as it can get very slippery.

Access Info

Riders have the option of parking at Bridge Café and riding 1.6km up Hall Block Road, before starting their descent on this trail. Alternatively, at the top of Hall Block Road near the start of the trail, there are turning bays where vehicles can drop off bikers wanting to ride the trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Ara o Mahurangi mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -418 ft
  • Altitude min
    250 ft
  • Altitude max
    722 ft
  • Altitude start
    668 ft
  • Altitude end
    250 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.671%
  • Grade min
    30.949%
  • Distance climb
    1,229 ft
  • Distance down
    3,544 ft
  • Distance flat
    332 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:42
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Te Ara o Mahurangi Trail Reports

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Jun 7, 2016 @ 6:43pm
Jun 7, 2016
Minor erosion (trail braiding, small ruts developing, brake bumps). Best ridden when dry. drainage and trail shaping has improved trail but best...
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