3 miles
Distance
254 ft
Climb
-151 ft
Descent
00:21:13
Avg time

Aratiatia Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Huka Trails
    Taupo
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    DOC

Runs from Contact Power Station lookout north beside the road, through a squeeze, to follow the true left (western side) of the Waikato River to Aratiatia Dam. Two way with walkers. Park map no 5.

Access Info

Contact Power station lookout in the south and Aratiatia Dam in the north.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Aratiatia Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    103 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,096 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,211 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,108 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,211 ft
  • Grade
    0.638%
  • Grade max
    -13.249%
  • Grade min
    15.399%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,359 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:06
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2018
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to aratiatia-loop trailhead (-38.618455, 176.136509)
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Aratiatia Loop Trail Reports

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Jan 3, 2018 @ 11:56pm
Jan 3, 2018
Soft in parts
Nov 24, 2017 @ 12:48pm
Nov 24, 2017
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