Denniston Short Cut Details
Remote ride that follows a pylon road through the Denniston Plateau subtropical rainforest to the State Highway 6 Iron Bridge on the Buller River. Expect it to take about 4-6 hours and passes through private land which has a public easement.
This route is unmarked and because of the river crossings must not be attempted during, or immediately after, rain. Refer NZTopo50 sheet BR21 and route description ‘the Denniston Short Cut’ in Classic NZ Mountain
Bike Rides by the Kennetts. This route passes through private farm land at the Inangahua end. MTB riders must contact the Department of Conservation (Westport office) or the Buller Cycling Club website to check the current access requirements (www.cyclebuller.co.nz).
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More Stats for Denniston Short Cut mountain bike trail
Altitude change-1,663 ft
Altitude min234 ft
Altitude max2,303 ft
Altitude start1,931 ft
Altitude end268 ft
Distance climb9 miles
Distance down11 miles
Distance flat5 miles
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
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