30.8 miles
3,933 ft
-5,106 ft
4,494 ft
High Point


  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Land Manager

Used in the Rainbow Rage mountain bike race, but also a popular touring route from Hanmer to St Arnaud. There is a toll to pay for bicycles and other vehicles at the Old Rainbow Homestead (something like $2 for bikes).

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More Stats for Wairau-Hanmer Springs Hydro Rd mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,173 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,270 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,467 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,293 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    11.3 miles
  • Distance down
    15.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4.1 miles
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