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      Just 10 minutes drive north of Napier on the East Coast of the North Island, one of New Zealands largest and very highly regarded Mountain Bike Parks is located.

      Set within the privately owned, productive working, Pan Pac ‘Tangoio’ Forest is the Hawkes Bay Mountain Bike Club’s 1300ha purpose built facility, known internationally as “Pan Pac Eskdale MTB Park“.

      For at least 80% of the year, the clay/dirt based trails are sprinkled with pine needles and are hard, dry and ride very fast, creating an awesome riding experience on the open and flowing style single-track. 290m of elevation at the highest peak allows tremendous views across the Bay, and plenty of scope for a huge variety of trails, currently with over 100km of purpose-built cross-country, enduro and downhill trails, plus over 40km of forestry roads and 4×4 tracks to cater for all levels of rider ability – from the novice beginner through to the experienced professional.

      Due to being a privately owned, commercial ‘working’ forest, a permit is required for access.
      This is obtained, by either joining the HBMTBC, or by purchasing a MTB ‘Visitors Permit’ (valid for 3 weeks) from any of the main cycling shops, Info Centres, Bayview 4 Square or online – See the full list of retail outlets on the HBMTB MEMBERSHIP page.
      AKA: Tangoio Forest, Pan Pac MTB Park
      Waipunga Road South Car Park google parking directions
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      Caution on 5 hours
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      HBMBC
      (www.hawkesbaymtb.co.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #472
      Trails (view details)
      107
      Trails Mountain Bike
      107
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      94
      Trails Trail Running
      94
      Total Distance
      70 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      36 miles
      Total Descent
      22,925 ft
      Total Vertical
      941 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      944 ft
      Reports
      101
      Photos
      19
      Ridden Counter
      2,902

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1057795andy766ctrailMintNice flowy trail.
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 12:12am
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      user #1057795andy766ctrailEscalatorSome tight and steep corners. Not really a...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 12:10am
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      user #1057795andy766ctrailTinkerThis would normally be a grade 4 track.
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 12:07am
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      user #1057795andy766ctrailSmooth OperatorA nice track. In my view it is not a grade two...
      Apr 22, 2018 @ 12:05am
      Apr 22, 2018
      user #1204889Wookieetron5000trailMinefieldWay tougher trail than indicated. Tons of ruts...
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