4 miles
Distance
1,001 ft
Climb
-1,508 ft
Descent
00:49:33
Avg time

The Rameka Details

  • Riding area
    Canaan Downs
    Takaka
  • Difficulty rating
    Advanced
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Department of Conservation

A narrow, rooty, pedally, native forest singletrack with creek crossings that winds its way down toward Takaka. The first 5km of track rolls gently downhill with some pedalling required through rock garden sections and a few mostly rideable creek crossings. The last 1km of track loses elevation much more quickly.

Links on to the Pack Track, Great Expectations and The Klicks. Well worth making a day out of it.

Access Info

At the top of Takaka hill, turn onto Canaan road and continue to the carpark at the end. Turn right and ride up the 4wd track and left onto the Rameka track.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Rameka mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -507 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,901 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,668 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,408 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,901 ft
  • Grade max
    -68.544%
  • Grade min
    48.446%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,324 ft
  • Avg time
    00:49:33
  • Avg reverse time
    01:03:00
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2017
Wet
Avg: 3.9 (8 votes)

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The Rameka Trail Reports

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Jun 8, 2017 @ 1:40am
Jun 8, 2017
Apr 18, 2017 @ 10:15pm
Apr 18, 2017
Apr 1, 2017 @ 11:22am
Apr 1, 2017
Damp in a lot of places. But riding very well.
Oct 10, 2015 @ 8:49pm
Oct 10, 2015
Awesome dry riding conditions on the Rameka at the moment.
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Nov 13, 2016 @ 9:41pm
Nov 13, 2016
The Rameka, Takaka
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Nov 13, 2016 @ 9:41pm
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The Rameka, Takaka
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Nov 13, 2016 @ 9:40pm
Nov 13, 2016
The Rameka, Takaka

Routes with this trail

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Rameka track
14 miles

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