29 miles
Distance
3,962 ft
Climb
-3,579 ft
Descent
2,889 ft
High Point

Motatapu Details

  • Riding area
    Sticky Forest
    Wanaka
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    2018

The Motatapu trail is opened once a year for a race from Glendhu to Arrowtown.
The rest of the year the road/track is closed to the general public.
The road is open to the Motatapu River Track on Glendhu side and to Macetown on Arrowtown side year round.
The river crossings on the Arrowtown side are often impassable after heavy rain.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Motatapu mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    383 ft
  • Altitude min
    942 ft
  • Altitude start
    949 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,333 ft
  • Grade
    0.247%
  • Grade max
    -29.944%
  • Grade min
    32.483%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    12 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to motatapu trailhead (-44.672372, 169.011151)
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