Rangataua Rd

Name

Rangataua Rd

Location

Ohakune, Ruapehu, New Zealand

Overview

Rangataua Rd is a gravel Rd, that connects to all the other tracks in the forest.

Grade

Intermediate

Access

Bike and Foot

Description

It starts of as a metal rd , and gradually deteriates into a rutted 4wd gravel rd it also has a few boggy ponds and nearer the top turns into a cobble logging track. Its actually quicker to get up it by bike if you care for your car. Would'nt recommend going up without 4wd. P.S you dont have to ride all the way up (although great ride down) . about 4 ks up from the end of west track you will find a clearing this is the start of north track a single track that cuts right back through the forest. the Start is marked on the map as the end of north track .

Getting there

Rangataua Rd itself starts from Karioi Station Rd about 10 kilometers south of Ohakune of State highway 49.Turn left into Karioi Station Rd and drive just over the railway line and turn left, This is Rangataua Rd.

Length

13.15km

Conditions

4wd

Last modified

12 Jun 2014 by Edmonds

Created by

Edmonds

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