Moerangi Track

Name

Moerangi Track

Location

Whirinaki Forest, Taupo, New Zealand

Overview

This is track opened to mountain bikes in September 2009.

Grade

Intermediate

Access

Bike and Foot

Description

It may be best to leave from Okahu road end, as this gets you 6km downhill at the end. The track was well maintained but with occasional slips that would have been easily ridden past if there wasn't such a large drop off the edge.

Moerangi Track: elevation chart Moerangi

Skips Hut on Moerangi Track Skips Hut

Other notes

Approximate ride time is 5 to 7 hours for intermediate riders. This track is in a pretty remote area and though not technically difficult you should go well prepared. It would be wise to take a 1st aid kit, as location is very remote from medical services.

Some local businesses to help you explore this area:

Whirinaki Forest Holidays has accommodation and will drive your car back round to from Okahu road to Minganui where the track ends

Jail House Farm Stays provides accommodation and a shuttle service

Length

35.25km

Conditions

Single track

Last modified

11 May 2011 by Jonny

Created by

capuchin

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