2,590 ft
Distance
234 ft
Climb
-94 ft
Descent
00:06:03
Avg time

Kahupungapunga Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cougar MTB Park
    Tokoroa
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Uphill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #24165 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A new track built in 2018. A steady climb up to the top road, finishes with some tight switchbacks.
(Pronounced - Car Hoo Poon Ga Poon Ga)

It is traditionally recorded that one of the great fighting chiefs of the Ngāti Kahupungapunga, Tokoroa by name, was slain by Ngāti Raukawa during the siege of Pōhaturoa.

Access Info

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More Stats for Kahupungapunga bike trail
  • Altitude change
    139 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,175 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,315 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,175 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,315 ft
  • Grade
    5.385%
  • Grade max
    -47.269%
  • Grade min
    42.751%
  • Distance climb
    1,543 ft
  • Distance down
    497 ft
  • Distance flat
    550 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:03
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Status:
on Sep 18, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Kahupungapunga Trail Reports

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      Sep 18, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Sep 18, 2019
      Jul 15, 2019 @ 8:55pm
      Jul 15, 2019
      Slippery in places with care needed on the corners and berms. Be extra vigilant on the forestry road at the top towards Pokaiwhenua, as the recent...
      May 25, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      May 25, 2019
      May 24, 2019 @ 1:39pm
      May 24, 2019
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 12:44pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Blackberry, and thistles
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 103 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 63 rides
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