5.6 miles
Distance
985 ft
Climb
-673 ft
Descent
1,536 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    1990
  • Land Manager
    DOC

The 4WD access road up the West Branch of the Matukituki Valley. This route traverses private land (Mt Aspiring Station) via an access easement.

###### LEAVE ALL GATES AS YOU FIND THEM #####.

Please stay on the road. When you get to just past Cascade Hut there is a locked gate and fence. This is where the National Park starts. You can ride along the rough 4WD track to the hut, but all tracks from there on are walking only.

Take a small pack and sleeping bag and stay at Mt Aspiring Hut and do a Bike then Hike. Hut passes can be booked online at www.doc.govt.nz or at the Wanaka DOC Head Quarters.

Access Info

Take the Wanaka Mt Aspirign Road (No Exit) and 63 km from Wanaka to the Road edn at Raspbery Creek. Road has many fords past Mt Aspiring Homestead. Park your car at the Raspberry Creek Car Park and head along the gravel path.

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More Stats for West Branch Matukituki Valley mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    311 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,224 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,224 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,535 ft
  • Grade
    1.059%
  • Grade max
    -30.187%
  • Grade min
    70.625%
  • Distance climb
    3.0 miles
  • Distance down
    1.9 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,646 ft
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