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Mountains To Sea Cycle Trail - Segment 3: Ruatiti and Middle Roads

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27.0 Miles 43.4 Kilometers


Doubletrack

634' 193 m

Ascent

-1,996' -608 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

2,451' 747 m

High

800' 244 m

Low

Shared By Peter Blakeman

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Middle Road & Ruatiti Road provide a link between the Old Coach Road and the Bridge To Nowhere Track

Peter Blakeman

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Need to Know

There are sections of the trail that are easier to ride than others with several sections of rural roads where other vehicles and stock and may be encountered grazing the road sides.

You'll need an average level of fitness with above average off road bike skills.

Many trail sections are in wilderness areas with limited cell phone coverage, many activity operators provide emergency location devices for hire, it is recommended that one device is carried with each party.

Be prepared and dress for seasonal weather conditions, don’t forget to check the forecast.
You'll need to plan your trip to include personal supplies, water for a day’s riding and of course food for the duration of your journey. If self supported you'll need to book transport options including the river jet boat. Make sure your have a basic repair kit and can join a broken chain and repair a puncture.

Description

Middle Road and Ruatiti Road provide a link between the Ohakune Old Coach Road and the Bridge To Nowhere Track. Middle Road is a gravel road and connects with Ruatiti Road.

Ruatiti Road is a partially sealed road which follows the scenic Manganui-o-te-ao River. Camping and picnic facilities and some of New Zealand's best trout fishing are available at the Ruatiti Domain.

For more info go to: mountainstosea.co.nz/Trail-…

Contacts

Land Manager: Ruapehu District Council

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