12 miles
Distance
4,701 ft
Climb
-4,977 ft
Descent
02:07:46
Avg time

Otipi Track Details

  • Riding area
    Gisborne
    Gisborne
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    DoC

Otipi Track. Road cut in to investigate potential for hydro power generation back in the day.
Wilderness trail so take appropriate precautions - you'll be in the middle of nowhere.

Access Info

Motu Road, then Takaputahi Road. Start your ride at the DoC Whitikau Campground.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Otipi Track mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -276 ft
  • Altitude min
    682 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,947 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,040 ft
  • Altitude end
    764 ft
  • Grade
    -0.441%
  • Grade max
    -64.538%
  • Grade min
    74.541%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,466 ft
  • Avg time
    02:07:46
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Otipi Track Trail Reports

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Oct 30, 2017 @ 12:45am
Oct 30, 2017
Track in good nick, well benched and not technically difficult. Two dropouts will stop 4WD vehicles. Opens to vehicles Labour weekend.
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