2,021 ft
31 ft
-164 ft
323 ft
High Point

Te Aranga Hou Details

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  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Year Opened

Trail Description: This high speed grade 4 descent has plenty of features to keep you entertained on multiple runs. There’s lots of jumps to try for, and plenty of hips to practice your tail whips. If you’re easily clearing all the jumps on Te Ara Kaanihi then graduate to this trail and keep improving. Mostly built by Gab Tebib and finished by Lloyd Jenks for Southstar Trails Jan 2017.

Trail name origin: Te Aranga Hou (Teh – Ah – rah – ngah – Ho)
Words are a powerful expression of the mind, heart and soul. Within both the Maori oral traditions and written literature there are great prophecies which speak of the vast potential that exists within the people of today’s time era. Te Aranga Hou means The New Pathway – Awaken Light Being to seek inner peace, earth healing, unification of the rainbow races and a return to our Creators divine unconditional love.

Access Info

Accessed from Bledisloe Road, near the top of Zone 2

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More Stats for Te Aranga Hou mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -133 ft
  • Altitude min
    187 ft
  • Altitude start
    323 ft
  • Altitude end
    190 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    408 ft
  • Distance down
    1,412 ft
  • Distance flat
    138 ft
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