This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
1 miles
Distance
309 ft
Climb
-288 ft
Descent
00:29:18
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36843 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager

Trail follows the northwestern border of the park above the Wairakei steam field. Scheduled for logging spring 2018. The downhill section from Outback is gone already, currently there is access via Eddies 400 and Outback. Please follow the signs. Park map no 53. Note this may not be current.

Access Info

Eddies 400 and Outback, subject to logging.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Steamfields Closed For Logging bike trail
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,427 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,578 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,499 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,520 ft
  • Grade
    0.354%
  • Grade max
    -36.486%
  • Grade min
    27.538%
  • Distance climb
    2,485 ft
  • Distance down
    2,657 ft
  • Distance flat
    888 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:18
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Status:
on Jun 22, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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

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

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to steamfields-closed-for-logging trailhead (-38.628019, 176.071615)
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Steamfields... Trail Reports

datedescription
Jun 22, 2018 @ 2:00am
Jun 22, 2018
Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:46pm
Apr 15, 2018
reporter Windfall damage of about 8 trees. Negotiable for the intrepid.
Mar 12, 2018 @ 7:29pm
Mar 12, 2018
reporter The first half of Steamfields is closed for logging. Access to the second half of Steamfields trail is off Outback just past where Sugar Daddy...
Jan 12, 2018 @ 6:45pm
Jan 12, 2018
Closed due to logging, signs at trailhead.
Nov 24, 2017 @ 1:39am
Nov 24, 2017
Closed for logging. There is a new section of trail linking outback to steam fields.
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Photos

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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields Closed For Logging
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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:49pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields Closed For Logging
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Apr 15, 2018 @ 1:48pm
Apr 15, 2018
Steamfields Closed For Logging

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag NZPeterG (Aug 21, 2018 at 14:18)
 All Bike Taupo tracks are open to ebikes without a throttle
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