Matai

Name

Matai

Location

Hira Forest, Nelson, New Zealand

Overview

Technical Singletrack down through native Forest

Grade

Advanced - Roots and Rocks

Access

Bike and Foot - Weekends Only - Permit Required

Description

Dual Use Track with Walkers. short technical singletrack down through native forest. Exit either up or down the Sharlands Creek Track at the bottom.

Getting there

There are a couple of ways to get to this track, below is the easiest way. Access is via Sharlands Road. From the forest entrance about 4km up the Maitai Valley Road, ride up until you see a road to the left called Sharlands Road. Ride 4.5km up this road until you come across a road to the left called Bobs Fern Road. Turn left into Bobs Fern Road, and carry on up for a couple of hundred metres, taking the track that dips down to the left along the river. Ride up this trail for a 1km or so until you find a sign off to the left indicating the track. The other access is from the bottom of Sharlands Road, up the steep Kaka Road, and along the ridge to the right up to the lookout. the track down from the lookout joins onto Supplejack.

Length

0.83km

Conditions

Single track

Altitude

gain0m loss162m begin322m end160m Downhill all the way!

Last modified

14 Feb 2010 by Steve_Newport

Created by

Steve_Newport

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