Aongatete LoopBeginner - Intermediate
Submitted by Ben Alton
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Front country - easily accessible
Undulating, some big hills
Beginner - Intermediate
This is a great loop, lots of technical running on routes and rocks, follow the orange markers and you will be fine. The track climbs through native bush and is fairly easy to navigate with 2 creek crossings.
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Features of interest
A few river crossing that are dry during summer but flowing after heavy rainfall
Make Up of Run
Untracked / Route only: 0%
Technical Single Track: 90%
Moderate Single Track: 10%
Easy Single Track: 0%
Farm Road / 4WD Track: 0%
Gravel Road: 0%
Sealed Road: 0%
The track starts behind the Aongate Lodge. Look for the walkway to the left of the vehicle gate, head up here and follow the track to behind the lodge. You will see a sign for the loop at the edge of the bush, behind the lodge to the right.
You can park before the gate to Aongate Lodge and use the walkway
First aid kit, Extra food for emergencies, Cellphone, Map.
There is water at the lodge before you start the loop
This may be hazardous after heavy rain due to the creek crossings