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Ohakune - Rangataua Loop

Intermediate
 4.0 (6) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A moderate countryside ride with views of Mt Ruapehu, Ohakune, and some beautiful New Zealand farms.


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11.6

Miles

18.7

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Singletrack

2,234' 681 m

High

1,873' 571 m

Low

498' 152 m

Up

496' 151 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Unknown

Overview

An excellent way to see some unique views of Ohakune and some beautiful New Zealand farms. You also get a magnificent view of Mt Ruapehu along most of Ratamaire Road! The ride uses sealed roads and unsealed farm roads.

Need to Know

Ratamaire Road is a working farm road. Please be respectful and follow the country code. Leave gates as you find them.

Description

Ratamaire Road is an unsealed farm road to the south of Ohakune, and has beautiful views over Ohakune and the surrounding farms. There are farm gates along this road. Please respect the country code and leave gates as you find them.

Ratamaire Rd takes you to Hwy 49. Head across the road and into the sleepy township of Rangataua. From there, you take Dreadnought Rd back to Ohakune, enjoying quiet rural roads and farms.

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Peter Blakeman

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  4.0 from 6 votes

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An early morning view of Mt Ruapehu.
May 13, 2016 near Ohakune, NZ
Most of Ratamaire Road gives beautiful views of Mt Ruapehu, Ohakune and surrounding farmland.
May 4, 2016 near Ohakune, NZ

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Jan 6, 2021
Katherine OConnor
Done with AB AND JBO on trailer, JW, SW, LG
Jan 1, 2021
Robyn Abraham-Harris
Sep 26, 2019
Karli Joll
Jan 11, 2018
Nick Yates
Nov 3, 2017
Jon Harvey
Nice loop. Mountain in the clouds. 11.8mi

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