4,592 ft
Distance
464 ft
Climb
-346 ft
Descent
00:11:48
Avg time

Te Totara Gully Details

  • Riding Area
    Huka Trails
    Taupo
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #37197 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Te Totara gully is a technical cross country track with short steep climbs and descents filled with switchbacks. Park map no 10.

Access Info

From the north turn left off the Cafe Track about 80 meters from the entry. Entry from the south via Red Bridge or Ferguson's Gully Track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Te Totara Gully bike trail
  • Altitude change
    118 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,114 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,255 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,127 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,245 ft
  • Grade
    2.573%
  • Grade max
    -53.213%
  • Grade min
    52.439%
  • Distance climb
    2,338 ft
  • Distance down
    2,202 ft
  • Distance flat
    52 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:48
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:03
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Status:
on Jan 6, 2019
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • 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
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      Te Totara Gully Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      Jan 6, 2019
      Jan 17, 2017 @ 12:28pm
      Jan 17, 2017
      track is reopen and good to go
      Nov 29, 2016 @ 9:34am
      Nov 29, 2016
      The Northern end of Te Totara Gully is closed. It is fenced off with a sign saying closed due to slips. There is no sign notifying you of this at...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 31 miles avg distance
      All
      • 100 rides
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      Photos

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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Huka Challenge 2018 race
      45 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag jimnz17 (Feb 16, 2018 at 15:14)
       Landslide I’ve track- passable
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Dgmreid (Jan 6, 2019 at 14:34)
       Nice track. Supposed to be grade 3, but must be right at the top end. Tough technical slippy steep switchbacks. Tight and narrow with steep drops on the river side in places. Couple of bridges with tight entry, perfect for losing balance and ending up in the stream.
      [Reply]

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